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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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Demonstrated expertise in Business Analysis skills and experience. Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated expertise in and ability working with upper management and elected officials. Demonstrated expertise in and background of governmental knowledge and processes. Demonstrated expertise in and background of application design, development, and testing....
Job Requisition Number:42879 Bloomberg Government (BGOV) is a web-based product that provides news, data, analysis, and suite of powerful tools to help our clients make better, faster decisions in support of their government business. As a Bloomberg offering, BGOV brings the same unparalleled level of data-based and fact-based, objective reporting and analysis to policymaking as the company has p...
Job Requisition Number:43274 The Role Bloomberg News is seeking an experienced editor to work on an international government news desk in Washington DC. The ideal candidate will have a background editing in real-time or daily deadline environment, and a proven ability to work across department lines. He/she will be expected to deal with a variety of breaking news stories from our government tea...
Account Manager – Marine & Government Division Resumes: ***** Our client specializes in the overhaul, repair, maintenance and testing of diesel engines, turbochargers and filtration equipment. Our client provides extensive service and inventory support. They are currently seeking an Account Manager for the Marine & Government division, this position will report to the Sales Direct...
Job Description Eaton's Electrical North American Sales Division has an immediate opening for a Government Sales Engineer. This position is flexible to location within the Central or North East Regions of the US. Eaton is a diversified power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. The company ...
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...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
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 ...
UnitedHealth Group Inc. Washington, DC, 20319
Be part of something daring and bold and help rewrite the history of UnitedHealth Group! We're changing the landscape of health care with people like you, who really know how to get down to business. When you join us at UnitedHealth Group as a Government Capture Manager, you will use your sharp business skills to assist in creating, controlling and improving business processes. You will solve com...
UnitedHealth Group Inc. Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Be part of something daring and bold and help rewrite the history of UnitedHealth Group! We're changing the landscape of health care with people like you, who really know how to get down to business. When you join us at UnitedHealth Group as a Government Capture Manager, you will use your sharp business skills to assist in creating, controlling and improving business processes. You will solve com...
UnitedHealth Group Inc. Atlanta, GA, 30301
Be part of something daring and bold and help rewrite the history of UnitedHealth Group! We're changing the landscape of health care with people like you, who really know how to get down to business. When you join us at UnitedHealth Group as a Government Capture Manager, you will use your sharp business skills to assist in creating, controlling and improving business processes. You will solve com...
Ernst & Young LLP United States, NY
Government & Public Sector - Audit Readiness- Senior- Certified Government Financial Manager - UNI005KJ United States Being part of a dynamic, growing organization offers an exciting career path full of opportunity. Ernst & Young Advisory Services is a $4 billion global practice, with 18,000 professionals. With an overall Advisory market of $150 billion, there's tremendous potential for growth -...
Ernst & Young LLP United States, NY
Government & Public Sector - Audit Readiness- Manager- Certified Government Financial Manager - UNI005MO United States Being part of a dynamic, growing organization offers an exciting career path full of opportunity. Ernst & Young Advisory Services is a $4 billion global practice, with 18,000 professionals. With an overall Advisory market of $150 billion, there's tremendous potential for growth ...
United Technologies Corporation Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Sys...
E&Y
United States Being part of a dynamic, growing organization offers an exciting career path full of opportunity. Ernst & Young Advisory Services is a $4 billion global practice, with 18,000 professionals. With an overall Advisory market of $150 billion, there's tremendous potential for growth - and we're prepared to tap into that potential. Our Advisory team takes a strategic approach to helping c...

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