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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:42360 Responsibilities: Liaise with Core Product Manager to: -Maintain and evolve a business plan for BGOV and BLAW based functions -Build domain knowledge and solicit input from market participants to design and enhance BGOV- and BLAW related products -Write product specifications and partner with R&D to ensure deliverables are well understood, development plans and al...
Job Requisition Number:42321 Bloomberg is seeking someone with proven research skills specific to government procurement. The Researcher will work with the Bloomberg Government Data Team to identify process, validate, enhance and maintain relevant federal government programs to be integrated within the Bloomberg Government application. As part of the Data Team the Researcher will work closely wit...
The City of Richmond is seeking to fill the following positions: City of Richmond Fall 2014 Internship (2 openings) 42TEMP00002 Fire Apply by: 09/21/2014 Code Enforcement Inspector I - Electrical 05M00000031 Planning and Development Review Apply by: 9/21/2014 Equipment Operator I (2 openings) 29M00000472 Public Works Apply by: 9/21/2014 Family Services Specialist – Adult Services 27M...
Position Duties: IT Site Management is a diverse, empowered organization dedicated to providing customer service beyond expectation. As the site contact for IT Infrastructure product/service deployments and IT issue escalations, our vision is to provide consistent, quality Site Management Services to our customers. Fundamental to our vision is our partnership with the community of IT profession...
The City of Richmond is seeking to fill the following positions: Construction Inspector III 29M00000917 Public Works 9/21/2014 Kennel Assistant 88M00000002 Animal Care and Control 9/14/2014 Planner II 05M00000039 Planning and Development 9/14/2014 Planner II 05M00000094 Planning and Development 9/14/2014 Pretrial Probation Officer 15GRANT0030 Justice Services 9/14/2014 Project...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
Government Relations Project Coordinator Reports to:Manager, Government Relations Department: Government Relations E/NE Status:Exempt PT/FT Status: FT Salary: 35-45k JOB SUMMARY The Government Relations Project Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that SHM’s public policy efforts are conveyed to SHM members. Major elements of this position include developing content for SHM communication...
The Director, reporting to the Head of U.S. Government Affairs will lead Policy & Regulatory Advocacy efforts. The Director will represent Hospira before federal agencies (HHS, CMS) trade associations and coalitions. They will track relevant federal and state regulatory actions, assist with interpreting federal and state legislation & trends and forward the Hospira agenda while protecting against ...
Leading hedge fund located in Midtown Manhattan is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team Government Affairs team. This role will be supporting two professionals and a consultant in all their administrative needs. This role requires a true gatekeeper and someone who can exercise a high level of discretion and confidentiality. This role will allow for a great amount of exposure into...
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Energy/Environmental Programs or related field; Master’s preferred. Minimum 10 years progressively responsible relevant work experience in business development, proposal writing, and program management, energy/environmental services, or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowled...
Job Description:DIRECTOR OF FINANCE PAY GROUP: 28 EEOC CATEGORY: Official/Administrator FLSA: Exempt SUMMARY OF POSITION: Performs highly responsible managerial and supervisory work in directing the City's Finance, Purchasing, Utility Billing, and Payroll operations.Manages the day-to-day operation of the Finance Departments, including accounting, auditing, budgeting, investments, purchasing,...
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 poten...
As a member of the Specialized Industries risk management organization at Regions, this position serves as the second line of defense, with the sales team serving as the first line of defense, in assessing the potential risks of existing and proposed transactions. The Commercial Credit Portfolio Manager typically manages a portfolio of loans to customers with revenues in excess of $500 million. Th...
The City of Richmond is seeking to fill the following positions: Administrative Services Manager, DIT Budget and Operations Management 20M00000054 Information Technology Apply By: 8/31/2014 Appraiser III 08M00000035 Assessor's Office Apply By: 09/07/2014 Customer Service Representative III 08M00000003 Assessor's Office Apply By: 09/07/2014 Library Assistant I 03M00000011 Library A...
The purpose of this posting is to identify an experienced and talented Network Engineer for the Department of Justice (Federal Prison Industries, Inc.). The Network Engineer will help troubleshoot and support existing production networking infrastructure (Cisco routers and switches), as well as newly installed technologies. Please note that this is a position within a government-related agency. ...
Account Executive – State and Local Government – Texas Experian’s vision is for people, data and technology to become a necessary part of every major consumer economy around the world. We are currently looking for outstanding people to help us realize our vision. We are seeking to hire a dynamic State and Local Public Sector Account Executive who wants to grow both the business and their career. ...
Boutique Government Affairs firm seeks an Associate to provide legislative and research support to the senior staff, assist with a variety of city and state public policy/legislative issues and manage the day to day functioning of the office . The ideal candidate should have knowledge of local, state and federal government processes, experience with local and state government, strong management s...
Bay Equity is a full-service wholesale and retail mortgage lending institution founded and headquartered in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District. In 2011 and 2012, San Francisco Business Times named Bay Equity among its "Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies" in the Bay Area. Bay Equity also has operations centers in Concord, California, Whittier, California, Tacoma, Washington,Port...
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING URL: POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Summary Under the direction of the Government Affairs Manager, supports the First 5 LA policy team to affect the policy landscape at the local, state and federal levels so that the children and families of L.A. County are healthy, safe, and prepared for school. Ess...
Assure that Commercial accounts receivable aging, collections, DSO and bad debt levels meet or exceed stated goals. Manage and direct corporate staff and functions dedicated to Commercial collections in accordance with company policy and guidelines. Develop a competency using the companies Vx 2.0 computer system at a patient, data, and report level. Acquire a high level of understanding of the ...

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