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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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At Tradebe, we create cost-effective ways for our clients to recycle hazardous waste. Our priority is recycling industrial waste into beneficial products and substitute fuels. To further our vision for the future, we created Tradebe Environmental Services through the acquisition of several well-established environmental services companies in North America. Tradebe sets the industry standard by rec...
Government Relations Manager Job Label:CS_ Gov Relations The Government Relations Manager is based at the Headquarters of USAgain LLC in West Chicago, IL and reports to the CEO. This role is responsible for monitoring and analyzing state and local legislation that may affect USAgain and manages USAgain’s engagement in the legislative process to ensure the best possible outcomes for the company. ...
OFFICE ASSISTANT TOWN OF PLEASANT SPRINGS Immediate opening for a part-time Office Assistant(20 hours per week), which includes one evening meeting per month, with possible additional hours for projects. Position requirements include: 45 WPM, intermediate WORD, EXCEL and financial software skills. Experience with Civic Systems software a plus. All candidates must have a high school diploma and a...
CI Travel, a distinguished travel management company seeks qualified, seasoned Government Travel Consultants for immediate career opportunity. The Government Travel Consultant is responsible to provide on-site, professional travel consultant service to a specific federal government agency. Job Requirements: The Government Travel Consultant will: * Serve as a travel expert and professional guide...
Venable LLP, one of the top 100 law firms in the U.S., is seeking an experienced Legal Administrative Assistant to support partners in the firm’s Environmental and Regulatory Practice Groups. Responsibilities include scheduling and meeting facilitation, answering telephones, opening client files, billing and other related duties. Requirements include minimum of two years of related experience, wor...
Under the direction of the Executive Director, NJ State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC), formulates and directs all fiscal policy and procedures of the SADC; directs operational management of the fiscal affairs of the SADC including budget preparation and control, legislative appropriation expenditure and monitoring, agency fiscal management, accounting, payments, collections, and contrac...
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...
Firewatch Contracting - Project Manager Firewatch Contracting, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) Small Business, is in search of a Project Manager for its US Federal Government business. This position is responsible for successful project execution, financial, scheduling and technical management in accordance with contract requirements, project plans and organizational objectives. Executio...
We are seeking a senior Account Manager responsible for identifying and closing new network, mobility and professional services opportunities within a set of Foreign Affairs agencies with both domestic and international requirements. The position is responsible for revenue growth, customer satisfaction, and business management. The candidate is expected to establish strong relationships with key E...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management , patient com...
Description: Medical Director careers at UnitedHealth Group are anything but ordinary. We push ourselves and each other to find smarter solutions. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm) Job Title: P...
This position is located in our VA, Falls Church facility Government Sales Engineer, Unified Communications General Dynamics IT is seeking a Sales Engineer with extensive technical experience relating Customer requirements for complex Unified Communications and NG9-1-1 solutions into presentations, proposals and planning sessions. We have top tier relationships with the key solution providers in...
Description: Do you have experience managing government contracts? Experience with contract compliance? Familiar with FAR & DFARS? Experience with OCI compliance? Knowledgeable about Procurement Integrity? Have experience auditing and monitoring government contracts? Experience working in a large, highly matrixed work environment? Want to work with an elite team of some of the brightest and most ...
Tradition, Professionalism, Excellence. Founded in 1993, Franklin American Mortgage Company is a privately-held mortgage banking firm headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee. One of the nation’s largest and fastest growing Mortgage companies, we strive to find talented, service oriented professionals committed to excellence for our traditional, values based, organization. Current opportunities inclu...
Director of Finance and Government Compliance The Director of Finance and Government Compliance is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the financial functions of the individual business units, to insure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory a...
IT services firm headquartered in Maryland is hiring for several fulltime Information Technology (IT) positions for a Federal Government Contract located in Washington, DC. All Applicants must have a minimum U.S. Secret Clearance. Previous DEA experience is a plus. SME Database Administrator B.S. in engineering or computer sciences with at least 10 years of experience in databaseengineering and ...
Founded in 1993, Franklin American Mortgage Company is a privately-held mortgage banking firm headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee. One of the nation’s largest and fastest growing Mortgage companies, we strive to find talented, service oriented professionals committed to excellence for our traditional, values based, organization. Current opportunities include: Government Underwriter – Middlton, M...
The City of Richmond is seeking to fill the following positions: Administrative Program Support Assistant 05M00000007 Planning and Development Review Apply by: 9/28/2014 Administrative Project Analyst 27M00000567 Social Services Apply by: 10/05/2014 Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Mechanic 29M000001034 Public Works Apply by: 10/5/2014 Assistant Controller 25M00000070 Finan...
Description: Position Description: Healthcare isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD-10 Coding replaces ICD-9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum36...
IFG - International Financial Group is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to support the internal audit function of a diversified product manufacturer and service provider. Core responsibilities include: Position Summary Performing risk-based integrated internal control audits. Participating in planning and managing staff across simultaneous audits in multiple locations to accomplish annual audi...

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