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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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WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION VACANCIES An Equal Opportunity Employer DIRECTOR, EDUCATION POLICY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE - CHIEF OF STAFF, CHARLESTON, WV Master’s Degree in education or related field required. Doctorate preferred. Five (5) years minimum experience in working directly with superintendents, executive leaders, school board members, legi...
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Brother International has an outstanding opportunity for a Government Sales Manager, based in Southern California. With a dedication to product quality and excellent customer service, Brother International Corporation, the US subsidiary of Japan-based Brother Industries Ltd., is committed to being at the side of their customers. Brother International is a premier provider of products for the home...
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Req# 161402BR Position Title Counsel - State Government Affairs Position Summary Provides legal advice and recommendations for action to executives and management, which have or may have a sizable dollar impact on business activities and operations. Leverages knowledge of legal specialty in providing counsel and builds knowledge of the business through various functional assignments. Receives sp...
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Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) OptumInsight provides software and information product...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work. This high profile leadership role will partner with Optum Leadership to drive growth in Optum Governmen...
Job Description: Applies and analyzes accounting principles on contracts, costs, processes, practices and procedures with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) interpretations. Ensures continued approved status of major business processes and systems required to do business with U.S. Government. Interacts with federal regulatory agencies and internal personnel ...
Strategic Behavioral Health is recruiting for a Business Development and Governmental Affairs Assistant. The incumbent will help manage special projects as assigned by the Executive Director of this department. Some job duties will include data entry in Medik, attendance and participation in daily marketing meetings and marketing special events, and other administrative tasks as assigned. The incu...
IMMEDIATE NEED FOR GOVERNMENT PRICING ANALYST MY CLIENT IS A GENERIC PHARMACEUTICALS LEADER WITH AN URGENT NEED FOR A GOVERNMENT PRICING ANALYST. EXPERIENCED WITH MEDICAID A MUST. PHARMACEUTICAL BACKGROUND AND GOOD WORK HISTORY, THIS IS A FULL TIME PERMANENT POSITION PLEASE SEND RESUME FOR CONSIDERATION, *****...
Description: ABOUT THE POSITION This position is responsible for ensuring that Lionbridge provides high quality interpreters and maintains contract compliance to our Government client through interpreter training and evaluation, and resolution of quality-related complaints and client issues. This position reports directly to the Crowd Manager and is responsible for managing Quality on the Govern...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) The SVP, Solution Lead will be involved in helping to ...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to...
Description: Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work...
Prospect Medical is searching for a qualified: Director, Government Programs SUMMARY Reports to Senior VP of Operations. Overall objective is to strengthen and maintain company’s policy infrastructure, platform and programs for all government programs and ensure compliance with federal, state and contractual obligations. Maintains current knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and Medi/Medi regulation...
Neopost USA markets its Neopost and Hasler brands of mailing and shipping solutions throughout the United States via dealers and direct-sales channels. The company, headquartered in Milford, CT, supplies technologically advanced solutions for mailing, folding/inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost USA also offers a full range of services, including consu...
Responsibilities About Verizon We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join Verizon, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion and driv...
Application Developer - Information Technology - Osceola County Government GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under general supervision, the Application Developer provides and supports custom web, mobile and desktop software solutions that are utilized both by County staff and citizens. The Application Developer is responsible for the planning, development, testing, implementation, analysis, manageme...
Job Summary The Molina Healthcare Internship Program shares an objective to create a stepping stone for students and alumni who aim to be professionals and future leaders in the healthcare business profession. We aim to develop talent by providing students and alumni with experiential learning, formal training, and opportunities to interact with healthcare business professionals who will act as c...

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