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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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Job ID: 4346 Position Description: NCH Corporation – Production Schedule Analyst Established, entrepreneurial, empowered…explore the possibilities. NCH is growing and we need to attract top analytical talent to support our overall business strategy and growth plans. The Production Schedule Analyst will support our North American Chemical Materials Management team by coordinating with the Purchasin...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Scientific Director, Oncology Biomarkers (Translational Research)-4093140620 Description Janssen Research & Development, LLC., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Scientific Director, Oncology Biomarkers (Translational Research) to be located in Spring House, PA. Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C....
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Clinical Specialist – Fort Worth, TX - Cordis Corporation-1136140728 Description Cordis, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Clinical Specialist for Fort Worth, TX. The Clinical Specialist (CS) is accountable to provide technical and clinical support to health care providers and laboratory staff for t...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. EHS SUPERVISOR-0588140725 Description Ethicon Endo- Surgery, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for an EHS Supervisor located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Global Surgery Group is comprised of the following businesses within Johnson & Johnson: Ethicon Surgical Care, Ethicon Energy, Ethico...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. INVENTORY ANALYST - TN-1315140523 Description Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Inventory Analyst in Memphis, TN. Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. provides account management and customer support services to key health care customers, including...
Overview: As a Macy's Loss Prevention/Security Detective, you'll help us protect our company's assets. You will perform internal and external surveillances using our state-of-the-art detection and investigation systems, as well as put your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test in resolving complex investigations. Working in partnership with your Manager, store team, and fellow LP team...
Our Communication Technicians visit customer homes to perform full service installations of all products & services, troubleshooting activities, change of service, disconnects, reconnects, and service calls. Our Techs deal with customers face to face as they resolve technical issues and educate them about our products and services in a clear and engaging manner. This job is highly physical involvi...
Are you the Oracle Developer/Sr. Programmer Analyst we are looking for?Experis, part of Manpower Group, is recruiting for a great Oracle Developer / Sr. Programmer Analyst for our wonderful, sought-after client in the RTP area, NC. You can see it: you're working in a position where you're empowered to do new things in new ways. Where you can use your intelligence to make a difference in a variety...
Food Service Management for an Acute Care Hospital Metz Culinary Management, a top 20 food service management company, is seeking professional, talented, creative, and motivated Food Service Management professionals in our acute care hospital division in the Milford De and Salisbury Md areas. This position will report to the District Manager and will become part of our dynamic team of culinary man...
Position: Web Developer Location: Philadelphia (Center City) Status: Freelance/ possible Full Time Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: August 11 or 18 Rate: DOE up to $30/hour or $60,000k/year Job Description: Our client, a marketing agency in Philadelphia, is seeking a Web Developer to join their team. The qualified candidate will work with the creative and software development teams to build cli...
Randstad is currently looking for experienced and skilled Customer Service Representatives for our client in Downtown St. Paul. The position offers competitive pay and opportunity to grow with a great company. Our business is a trusted Converged Communications Solution Provider, specializing in IP telephony, data infrastructure, and data security and storage. The business has served the communicat...
Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services company that leverages a 50-year legacy of deep customer knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable, mission-critical solutions for global customers. We are a leader in positioning and navigation, sensors, air traffic management solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and informa...
Environmental Tectonics Corporation, a flight simulator designer and manufacturer, as well as parent company of the National Aerospace Training & Research Center, better known as The NASTAR Center, is seeking a deadline-oriented and highly motivated entry-level 3D Designer or Digital Media Designer. Candidate is responsible for creating 3D models, videos, animations and product visualizations with...
Pavestone LLC, manufacturer for segmental concrete products for the commercial, residential, contractor, industrial and retail customers has an immediate opening for an experienced, highly motivated Retail Sales Representative for the Omaha, NE area. The Retail Sales Representative is responsible for driving sales through managing inventory levels and sales POS data. Physical responsibilities incl...
Overview: The Restaurant Kitchen Supervisor supports the Restaurant Manager and/or Executive Chef in providing superior food products and maintaining a safe, efficient, professional, sanitary and profitable kitchen operation. Key Accountabilities: - Assumes responsibilities of Restaurant Manager and/or Executive Chef in his/her absence. - Assist in accountability of sales, expenses and bottom-line...
Marketing Coordinator, SAP Partner Programs Are you a hard-working college grad who wants to start a career in marketing? If yes, we should meet. We are Wellesley Information Services (WIS), a publishing and training organization that supports business and IT professionals worldwide by giving them many different resources to optimize their investment in technology. From in-person events, to B to B...
Overview: The Starbucks Supervisor is responsible for running an efficient, professional, safe and profitable Starbucks operation following all company standards. Key Responsibilities: - Follows and ensure team follows Food Division Standards and Best Practices. - Responsible for daily operations. - Accountable for sales, expenses and bottom-line profits. - Ensure team prepares and presents drip c...
Position: Health and Wellness Copywriter Location: Minneapolis Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: 3+ months Starts: Interviewing now Rate: Up to $33/hour, DOE Job Description: Our corporate client is looking for a Copywriter with some serious creative chops and a strong portfolio to prove it. Your portfolio must have digital and print examples, be creative, and contain work with a softer tone t...
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HVAC Installer/Service technician Immediate Opening (Covina) HVAC LEAD INSTALLER - RESIDENTIAL JOB DESCRIPTION: All candidates must be skilled and discipline to work independently, and exhibit proficiency in servicing, troubleshooting, installation, cleaning and maintenance service of heating and cooling equipment and related products. Technicians should have a good understanding of duct work, ins...
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