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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 Requisition Number:42447 The Role: How do the actions of the U.S. government affect the financial markets? The R&D News department at Bloomberg is looking for a senior developer to play a leading role in the design and implementation of new products to help answer that question. These products will help our clients understand the financial impact of government activities such as legislation,...
Insight Technology Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking a candidate to provide Legal Administrative Support for a program in support of an office within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The selected candidate will perform complex secretarial and clerical responsibilities which require knowledge of legal terminology, as well as the legal process, in a professional setting. The position w...
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...
The Local Government and Political Affairs Intern will support our Government Affairs department on research and resource development projects. This includes supporting the PAC Fundraising/Financial Coordinator in tracking and creating reports for both REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) and LCRC requests. In this position, the intern will develop policy research and political reporting skills. Projects wi...
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR NATIONAL GOVERNMENT Instructor needed to teach Political Science 101/National Government at Allegan Tech Center for Spring 2015 semester. Meets on M and W from 8:30-10:00am. This is a dual enrollment course. Apply online at to the Adjunct Instructor National Government posting. Questions? Contact Gary Roberts at (269)927-8771 or Roberts@lakemichig...
GOVERNMENT CCC Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) announces RFI #554 seeking a qualified individuals or organizations with extensive experience in organizational development, facilitation and planning to work with the Zero Tolerance for DV Initiative, a leadership team and various community leaders and stakeholders to help design and facilitate meetings, develop needed products, ...
1. SUMMARY: We have an opening for a Government Relations Assistant to join our group and provide a variety of legal administrative duties to support the attorneys that s/he is assigned to. The Government Relations Assistant provides administrative, clerical, and logistical support to the Managing Government Relations Director, assigned Government Relations Directors, Managers, and clients. Addit...
The City of Richmond is seeking to fill the following positions: City Council Public Relations Specialist 06M00000024 Council Chief of Staff Continuous Maintenance Technician II, Water Utility 35M00000192 Public Utilities Apply by: 10/12/2014 Maintenance Technician II, Customer Service (Multiple Openings) 35M00000465 Public Utilities Apply by: 10/12/14 Maintenance Technician IV, Water...
Global company is seeking transactional attorney with government contracts experience for a long-term temporary job in White Plains, NY. Candidates MUST have government contracts experience and preferably will also have FDA, regulatory compliance experience as well. Experience in the pharmaceuticals or biologics field a plus. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic company. Interested candid...
Due to our continued growth, we are currently seeking a manager and business analysts with experience within government pricing and/or Medicaid processing. The individuals will lead and/or participate in delivering solutions to our customers. Primary Role and Responsibilities: Perform business analysis and requirements gathering Review and develop government pricing and Medicaid standard operat...
The Opportunity Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a mid-level Power Engineer to support the Government Services division in providing high quality electric power systems to our government facilities and naval vessels. This position is located in Pullman, WA where our corporate facilities are located. This position is located in Pullman, Washington. Do you have an Electrical Engine...
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Meeting & EventsManager, Government Sector to be located in our Arlington, VA office. Job responsibilities include: Organize and manage meeting details with client; Consult with client to improve meeting experience; Recommend and mange supplier products and services; Provide on-site leadership and support to meetings; Provide strategic sup...
Job Description Florida Caribbean Distillers, the first registered distillery in the state of Florida, is looking for a Compliance and Tax Coordinator. This position has primary responsibility for ensuring Federal and State regulations are complied with by all departments including but not limited to licensing, bonds, reporting and associated payments. Acts as go to person for any questions regar...
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Job Purpose: Government proposal and estimating experience preferred Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs. Duties: * Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities. * Prepares construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting ...
Job Description Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Inc. is currently seeking a Government Accounts Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities are national in scope in assigned territory. Secure new business and growing existing contracts within the federal government market. Effective management of federal contracts through all phases including bid analysis, price exceptions, proposals su...
Job Description Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. has an opportunity for a Named Account Executive. We seek polished professionals with business to business (B2B) experience in outside Sales. These outside business-to-business sales opportunities include responsibility to: Meet or exceed monthly sales objectives. Provide customers with the highest standard of customer service thro...
The Director of Government Programs - Compliance and Medicare Compliance Officer is accountable for oversight of the Medicare Compliance Program and officially manages the interface with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal regulatory agency over the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) line of business. This position oversees the implementat...
Position Overview: The Government & Defense Systems Engineer (SE) will provide technical support and expertise throughout the sales cycle to ensure complete customer satisfaction, including during the technology evaluation stage, to assist the sales team in securing design wins. Although more post-sales to start, it is anticipated that the role will be split 60/40 into pre-sales and post-sales. A...
NORTHERN ARIZONA ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR®, INC REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (Quotation) GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONSULTANT The Northern Arizona Association of REALTORS® (NAAR), Inc.​ is seeking a Government Affairs Consultant to represent REALTOR® interests on legislative and regulatory issues.​ The position involves monitoring City of Flagstaff and Coconino County issues, ordinances and regulations for pot...
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...

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