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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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SENIOR AUDITOR GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conducts assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end • Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk • Supervises junior auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables • Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understandin...
We are actively sourcing strong candidates for Defense Accounting Manager job in San Diego, CA for an internationally recognized defense/contracting company. As Accounting Manager you will be working under limited supervision and direction which will require you to be extremely organized as well as a self-starter. This position will allow you to exercise discretion and a substantial amount of deci...
Company Description: Growing Long Island Real Estate company leading is seeking a Assistant Controller to work closely with President and COO. Responsibilities: • Responsible for all functions of the Accounting Department, including AR, AP,and Payroll. Supervision and management of three staff, which includes the senior accountant, AR/payroll clerk and AP clerk; Ensure the timeliness and accuracy...
At Parker + Lynch in St. Louis, MO we have a client in need of a Financial Analyst. This is a great company that is located in St. Louis and loves team players. Our client also promotes work life balance along with needing a candidate that is willing to work some overtime when needed. This job requires a background in analysis to assist with building reports and understand market research. Our cli...
The Director, Treasury/Investment Strategy job is responsible for making recommendations for the development of new investment strategies. Develop and maintain knowledge of financial markets, securities and investment themes in order to bring an informed perspective to the investment strategy development and modeling process. Construct quantitative models to support the leadership in developing as...
Parker + Lynch has a Controller/Accounting Manager job in Plano, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten years’ experience in the accounting field with supervisory experience. You will be responsible for all accounting and reporting of financial activity. We are seeking someone who proficient with Excel. Responsibilities for the Controller/Accounting...
Parker + Lynch has a Senior Financial Analyst job in Flower Mound, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Master’s degree and a minimum of five years’ experience. You will be responsible for providing financial analysis and input. We are seeking someone who is proficient with Microsoft applications and has Oracle experience. Responsibilities for the Senior Financial Analyst job: • Monthly...
Seeking a motivated, analytical, and tactful Accounts Payable Manager to manage and lead a team of Accounts Payable staff while also helping with other aspects of the business. The best candidate for the position will have a college degree with experience managing a small team and the full cycle accounts payable process. This person is responsible for all activities in the accounts payable functio...
Big 4 Candidates looking to transition from public into industry! We are currently working with a couple of clients seeking candidates directly out of Big 4 Accounting across a wide variety of levels, including Accounting Manager, Senior, and Staff’s. Manufacturing company in the Perimeter and Financial Services Industry in Buckhead. If you are ready to make that transition into industry now is a...
Job Description: According to Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP), prepares income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements and specialized financial reports. Analyzes complex financial reports and records, making recommendations relative to accounting reserves, assets and expenditures. Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal en...
If you are interested in applying to this Accounting Manager position in Franklin Park, IL or other exciting opportunities with Parker + Lynch please email your word document resume directly to Andria Goff at ***** Accounting Manager Position in Franklin Park, IL Our client is seeking an Accounting Manager to fill a position in Franklin Park, IL. The ideal candidate will be r...
Staff Accountant Job – Morris County Company: Excellent opportunity for a Staff Accountant! Established company. Good working environment. Job Purpose for Staff Accountant: Manage multiple fund accounts. Staff Accountant Job Duties: • Prepare reports for accruals and expenses • Prepare financial statements in accordance GAAP • Compliance reporting and SBA forms preparation • Responsible for tracki...
Parker + Lynch has a Financial Analyst job in Dallas, TX. The client is looking for someone who has a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years’ experience. You will be responsible for creating and review internal control processes. We are seeking someone who has SOX experience and public accounting experience. Responsibilities for the Financial Analyst job: • Create and review internal cont...
Our client, located in Columbus, IN has enlisted our assistance in their search for a Senior Tax Accountant to join the Tax Department team. Reporting to the Tax Manager the Sr. Tax Accountant will have oversight responsibility for the sales/use tax function adn will take the lead on various process improvement projects within the Tax Dept. The Senior Tax Accountant will also be involved in the co...
DescriptionHandles staffing and patient placement issues. Creates all staffing assignments.High School diploma or equivalent .-Working knowledge of medical terminology. Strong interpersonal skills. Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Excel. One Staff software program experience, preferred. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks....
Accountant Middlesex County, NJ An Accountant job in Middlesex County is currently available through Parker & Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years’ experience in public or corporate accounting. The organization is progressive and offers scheduling flexibility to allow employees to manage personal commitments. In addition, they have a...
TAX MANAGER NEEDED!!! Are you looking for an opportunity with a growing and stable company? Our client is a national leader in the real estate industry. They are looking for a Tax Manager to be responsible for tax compliance, tax return positions, tax basis calculations, and other projects. Qualifications: - 5+ years of relevant experience - CPA highly preferred - Public accounting experience - Ma...
Senior Auditor Middlesex County, NJ Large regional public accounting firm with offices in Middlesex County is seeking a Senior Auditor to join their team. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years experience in public accounting. The organization is a well-known industry leader that continues to expand globally. You will earn between $73,000 and...
Parker + Lynch is conducting a direct hire search for a Junior Sales professional to work with one of our large clients in the Albuquerque area. This opportunity reports directly to the Sales Director and will be located at the corporate office. The client will pay up to 60k in base salary for a strong candidate! An ideal candidate will have a few years of sales experience and looking for an oppor...
Overview External: Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geoth...
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