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Government Industry Overview

About 22 million people held civilian government jobs in 2012, including more than 14 million local workers, 5.1 million state workers and 2.8 million federal workers. The most common state and local government jobs are found in education, healthcare and protective services. The largest categories of federal workers are professional, administrative, technical and clerical. About 15 percent of federal jobs are in the Washington, DC, area.

Jobs in Government

Teachers and teacher assistants comprise about 18 percent of public employment. The largest occupations in state and local government include police and sheriffs, administrative support workers, correctional officers and janitors. Nursing jobs are found at all three government levels. Many federal government job opportunities involve compliance or management analysis and about 20 percent of federal government jobs are found at the US Postal Service.

Government Job Market

Since government jobs are paid for from taxes, they’re always influenced by public budgets. More than 500,000 jobs in government disappeared between February 2010 and July 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says, and federal employees had their salaries frozen.

In 2011, federal government job retirements rose 25 percent, the start of the wave of anticipated retirements spurred by the aging of the Baby Boomers, the salary freeze and rising anti-government attitudes, the Partnership for Public Service says.

Total federal government jobs, including Postal Service jobs, will decline 13 percent between 2010 and 2020, the BLS predicts. However, government work at the state and local levels will grow 7 percent during that same period, the BLS says. Meanwhile, government employment outside education and hospitals will increase only 2 percent.

Government Salaries

The mean salary for all federal, state and local government workers, except those employed in schools, the Postal Service or hospitals, was $53,580 in 2011.

The average federal government worker earned $76,231 worldwide in 2010. The mean 2011 salary for postal service clerks was $52,960; the average mail-carrier salary was $51,390.

State government jobs paid a mean of $53,180 in 2011. The mean salary for a local government job was $46,730 in 2011.

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Clifton Larson Allen Boston, MA, 02298
Achieve more by stretching your boundaries at CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA). Our people bring the full breadth of their talents, experience, and personal style to make an impact on those they serve. If you think like an entrepreneur, believe that collaboration multiplies opportunity, and want to push the limits of your own potential, then we should talk. CliftonLarsonAllen, one of the nation’s largest...
State of California Sacramento, CA, 94204
Under the direction of the Program Manager I (PM I), the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) will perform complex analytical tasks related to the grant management of various Hazard Mitigation (HM) grant programs. The incumbent must be able to logically and creatively analyze and resolve governmental problems of an average complexity, gather and analyze data to develop and evaluate altern...
State of California Sacramento, CA, 94204
The Department of Health Care Services’ (DHCS) mission is to preserve and improve the health status of all Californians. DHCS works closely with health care professionals, county governments and health plans to provide a health care safety net for California’s low-income and persons with disabilities. DHCS is an equal opportunity employer and offers well-paying careers and opportunities for advan...
Reed Elsevier New York, NY, 10007
LexisNexis VitalChek Network Inc. provides secure ordering and payment processing solutions to hundreds of government agencies across thecountry. VitalChek has been the leading provider of ordering solutions for government issued vital records (birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates) for 25 years, with sophisticated applications to expedite processing requests for certified copies via I...
Cornell University Ithaca, NY, 14850
Manage the business and administrative operations of a large academic department with an extensive and complex teaching program. Responsible for financial, personnel, curriculum and enrollment operations and space management as well as for interpreting and implementing financial, human resource, and other administrative policies. Institute sound administrative procedures to ensure consistency, fai...
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated Washington, DC, 20319
TESSCO is Your Total Source ® for making wireless work. We architect and deliver, with innovation, productivity and speed, the product and value chain solutions to organizations responsible for building, using, and maintaining wireless broadband systems. The convergence of wireless and the Internet is revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. New systems and applications are creating opport...
State of California Marin City, CA, 94965
Tucson Unified School District Tucson, AZ, 85704
Job Posting Printable Version Job Number 15-1247 Job Title American Government Teacher - CRC (.2) Grade/Subject Site Tucson Magnet Site Address TUCSON MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL 6TH STREET & EUCLID AREA Summary Effectively manage the learning environment to prepare lesson plans, instruct student, evaluate and monitor students' performance in order to advance student achievement. Understand and apprecia...
State of California Sacramento, CA, 94204
Please submit a completed Supplemental Questionnaire along with your application. To access a copy of the Supplemental Questionnaire and Job Description, please go to the department link below. Applications without a completed Supplemental Questionnaire will not be considered. Please include a cover letter and resume with your state application (STD 678). Only the most qualified candidates will be...
State of Georgia Cornelia, GA, 30531
1 year experience with Microsoft Office. 12 Month Experience 12 Years Education Must Have Valid Class C Drivers License Preferred Skills None Given Job Description Seeking a Government Records Technician to help preserve and archive unique government records. Responsible for working at the Data Center in Cornelia, GA and on-site at various courthouses throughout Georgia to image real estate r...
POSITION TITLE: PBS Government Affairs Intern (FALL 2014) DEPARTMENT: Government Affairs SALARY: $12.00/hour (undergrads and recent grads) and $15.00/hour (graduate students) TIME COMMITTMENT: 35-40 hours/week, September - December 2014 INTERNSHIP OBJECTIVE: To provide professional development opportunities to an individual through his/her support of the Department of Government Affairs and t...
The Texas A&M University System Laredo, TX, 78041
Salary : 27,304 Pay Basis : Year Job/NOV Number : 15011 Security Sensitive Position : No Primary Duties: Under the supervision of the Reference/Government Documents Librarian, provide general and specialized government information reference service. Assist library users by answering reference questions using the information discovery tool of the library management system, databases, a...
Basic Job Function The position exists to provide leadership and direction to a team of sales professionals toward meeting company objectives in the areas of new sales revenue, retention revenue, growth of base business and market penetration for the LexisNexis Payment Solutions suite of products and services. Working with the Business Unit General Manager, define the strategy, goals, objectives...
Year-over-year, Intuit has been recognized as a ‘Best Employer’ and is consistently ranked on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” and Fortune World’s “Most Admired Software Companies” lists. Immerse yourself in our award winning culture while assisting to create a product that simplifies the lives of consumers and small businesses. The ideal seasonal candidate will join our Image Developme...
Madison Square Garden, Inc. New York, NY, 10007
Job Number: 14-6517 Location: Corporate Department: Government Affairs Job Description: The Director, Government Affairs helps ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the company's government activities relating to all areas of the business. The position is responsible for helping to advance the company's governmental and legislative agenda, including supporting the SVP's government ...
State of California Sacramento, CA, 94204
The Secretary of State’s office is recruiting to fill a permanent, full-time Associate Governmental Program Analyst in the HR-Training Services team. HR-Training Services is a unit within SOS Human Resources Program and is responsible for developing and conducting regulatory and non-regulatory training for all levels of agency staff within SOS. Under the general direction of the Training Officer I...
Clifton Larson Allen Burlington, MA, 01803
Achieve more by stretching your boundaries at CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA). Our people bring the full breadth of their talents, experience, and personal style to make an impact on those they serve. If you think like an entrepreneur, believe that collaboration multiplies opportunity, and want to push the limits of your own potential, then we should talk. CliftonLarsonAllen, one of the nation’s largest ...
State of California Sacramento, CA, 94204
To apply for this position, a State Application (STD 678) with your ORIGINAL signature must be submitted to the address listed. Only applications with ORIGINAL signatures will be accepted. Do NOT staple the application or print double sided. Applications submitted via e-mail or fax will not be accepted. Your state application must indicate you are applying for Associate Governmental Program Analy...
General Electric Evendale, OH, 45241
Job Number: 2001327 Business: GE Aviation Business Segment: Aviation About Us: GE looks for innovation everywhere. For 130 years, GE has been at the forefront of innovation, but finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the solution! Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. Looking for a challenge ...
Description The Compliance Manager (Government Contracts) is responsible for supporting the implementation, enhancement and operation of all aspects of the Company’s compliance program, with a particular emphasis on the Company’s work as a government contractor. Key Responsibilities Compliance Program Administration Working with the Director, manages day to day operation of the Company’s compl...

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