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Federal Government Job Overview

Federal Government employees can handle a range of responsibilities that might include administrative duties, managerial tasks or infrastructure planning. Federal Government employees typically work for a governmental agency like the Department of Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency or any of the numerous organizations that protect, manage and organize the health, safety and economy of the United States. Although there are a variety of different job descriptions that fall within the category of Federal Government employee, a title shared by almost two million individuals, most Federal Government positions require a critical thinker who can also be a team player.

Federal Government Job Education Requirements

The exact educational requirements for Federal Government jobs will vary depending on the specific job title. Generally, however, employers will look for candidates who have a minimum of a bachelor's degree. While there are some entry-level and lower-paying positions that may accept a high school diploma or an associate degree, that is the exception rather than the rule. Having a graduate degree may not be a necessity, but it can be helpful for many Government Manager jobs.

Federal Government Job Market

Once again, the exact predictions for the job market in this industry will depend on the type of position. The most common Federal job is that of administrative clerk or administrative assistant, and both of those careers are forecast to grow in the coming years. Between 2012 and 2022, it is predicted that an additional 3,380 employment opportunities will open up each year, creating an 11 percent increase in these positions.

Federal Government Job Salary Information

Salaries within the federal government can vary depending on the position, years of experience and geographic location with employees in larger cities often earning higher overall salaries. For employees within the federal government as a whole, annual salaries tend to hover around $55,000.
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Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for this Business Development Management position in our client’s growing federal business unit in the fire and security industry. In the past decade this company has experienced at least 30% growth every year and is positioned to double in size in the next five years. Selected candidate will live in a major city of an mountain state such as Denver, CO, or a coa...
LexisNexis Atlanta, GA
Description JOB LOCATION: Southeast U.S. Basic Job Function: This position exists to retain, renew, and grow revenue by maximizing integration of online solutions though consultative services for Federal Government customers. The Regional Government Consultant is part of a trusted team of customer-facing experts, who deliver the unique value proposition of LexisNexis products, content and tools...
Reed Elsevier Atlanta, GA, 30301
JOB LOCATION: Southeast U.S. Basic Job Function: This position exists to retain, renew, and grow revenue by maximizing integration of online solutions though consultative services for Federal Government customers. The Regional Government Consultant is part of a trusted team of customer-facing experts, who deliver the unique value proposition of LexisNexis products, content and tools. Key roles ...
We are seeking a senior Account Manager responsible for identifying and closing new network, mobility and professional services opportunities within a set of Foreign Affairs agencies with both domestic and international requirements. The position is responsible for revenue growth, customer satisfaction, and business management. The candidate is expected to establish strong relationships with key E...
Laulima Government Solutions (GS), LLC, headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned business. A premier government services company, Laulima GS offers a full spectrum of solutions that improve the performance and operational effectiveness of our government and Department of Defense customers. Our mission synchronized solutions are designed to deliver exactly wh...
Technical Sales Manager (Federal Government) - Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland Salary: USD $100,000 per annum (OTE $175,000 plus benefits) Acorn is working in partnership with a leading global solutions provider who are seeking an experienced Technical Sales Manager, whose primary objective will be to develop and grow sales within the Federal Government Sector. This is a consultative selling ...
Technical Sales Manager (Federal Government) - Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland Salary: USD $100,000 per annum (OTE $175,000 plus benefits) Acorn is working in partnership with a leading global solutions provider who are seeking an experienced Technical Sales Manager, whose primary objective will be to develop and grow sales within the Federal Government Sector. This is a consultative selling ...
Wellcare Health Plans Inc Tampa, FL
Vice President, Federal Government Affairs - 1405969 About WellCare: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The company ser...
Ernst & Young LLP McLean, NY
Government & Public Sector Federal Assurance Experienced Staff- McLean - MCL001YI US-VA-McLean This position is supporting a government entity which will require a secret clearance or higher* EY's Global Public Sector business has exciting career opportunities for candidates with assurance experience and looking to join a Big 4 firm. Our commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is ...
LexisNexis Washington, DC
Description This position is responsible for qualifying leads and securing qualified appointments and opportunities within the addressable market to generate new revenue within LexisNexis. Key roles and responsibilities will include: 1. Conduct a high volume of outbound telephone calls to prospective customers to identify decision makers and opportunities with the goal of setting an appointment...
This position is supporting a government entity which will require a secret clearance or higher* EY's Global Public Sector business has exciting career opportunities for candidates with assurance experience and looking to join a Big 4 firm. Our commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is exemplified by our global audit methodology and our thorough quality controls that are applied to...
Progress Energy Inc Washington, DC
Description : Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy. This position will provide leadership on policy development, analysis, advocacy, and strategic planning to Duke Energy Corporation (DEC) and its businesses on significant public policy issues that may result in federa...
Pitney Bowes Lanham, MD
Description Pitney Bowes Business Insight Seeks a Sales Account Executive – Federal Government Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. Many of the company’s solutions are delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way custome...
At National we pride ourselves in having a world-class team that champions growth, diversity and operational excellence. We're creating an environment that inspires an insatiable desire to learn, stretch and do things better every day. Due to our rapid growth in the office furniture industry we are seeking individuals to be key players on our team. You could be one of those key players. Your Futur...
Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy. This position will provide leadership on policy development, analysis, advocacy, and strategic planning to Duke Energy Corporation (DEC) and its businesses on significant public policy issues that may result in federal laws and regul...
Cort Business Services Washington, DC, 20319
While furniture rental is certainly what CORT is known for, you’ll find we’re more than that. We’re a Berkshire Hathaway company and we’ve been in business for over 40 years. Our company motto is “Live. Work. Celebrate.” It embodies our dedication to delivering unparalleled value to a wide range of customers. At CORT, we specialize in providing solutions that remove the stress and uncertainty th...
Walgreen Co Washington, DC
Description At Walgreens, we help people get, stay and live well. That’s our core purpose and the difference we make in people’s lives every day. Our purpose has shaped the direction of our company since Charles R. Walgreen Sr. founded his first drugstore in 1901, and it still does today. Our team members make that purpose come to life in our more than 8,000 stores in all 50 states, the District...
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Tarrytown, NY
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas o...
At Walgreens, we help people get, stay and live well. That’s our core purpose and the difference we make in people’s lives every day. Our purpose has shaped the direction of our company since Charles R. Walgreen Sr. founded his first drugstore in 1901, and it still does today. Our team members make that purpose come to life in our more than 8,000 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia ...
Regeneron Tarrytown, NY
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas o...

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Government Affairs, Other

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $156,000.00
Typical Salary for Government Affairs, Other
(110 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
56.6%
Master's
27.7%
Some College Coursework Completed
6%
Professional
3.6%
Associates
2.4%
(83 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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