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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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The Agent Sales Support Analyst primary objective of this position is to support the activities of sales agents and coordinate the evolution of sales leads for commercial voice, internet, data and managed services products into signed service orders. The candidate will report to the Manager of Agent Sales Support. Location: Neptune, NJ (This is not a remote position) Responsibilities and Functions...
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An Account Coordinator will spend the majority of his/her time providingself-directed sales support to Account Executives and as needed,be the backup client contact on all levels of information in-take and production when AE is unavailable. He/she will exercise discretion in making decisions concerning the process of securing and handling all matters related to the Account Executive’s sales initia...
PURPOSE OF JOB: · Respond to and resolve PC and user application issues and problems that produce downtime and other conditions that impact productivity. · Assist Technical Services staff in resolving PC, user software, and access issues, as well as new associate equipment and configuration. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Identify and resolve computer, printer, mobile device, telephone, vi...
Provides all aspects of project management to rebuild Uhlmann machines for customers in accordance within set scheduled delivery period. Performs all aspects of project management including time scheduling, parts ordering, creating and maintaining project binders Provides supervision and work direction to mechanical and electrical assemblers (back-up for Mechanical Project Engineer) Updates electr...
Overview: Clerical for store-line Fine Jewelry location; works with Fine Jewelry Sales Manager to execute and control established fine jewelry policies and procedures. Hourly positions vary by location and are part-time and full-time; morning and afternoon flexibility is needed and may include an occasional weekend day. Key Accountabilities: - Merchandise receiving and check-in of all Fine Jewelry...
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Absolute Machine Tools, a leading and growing distributor of CNC machine tools, has immediate need for field service engineers. Experience in electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems, and working knowledge of Fanuc controls a must. Top candidates will have 5+ years of experience in CNC machine tool operation/repair or educational equivalent. Priority will be given to those having prior field s...
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