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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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Spring Central Hospital is currently seeking a Full Time EMT-Paramedic on a rotating shift to join our growing team. Under the direction of the Department Team Leader, the EMT-Paramedic assesses, plans, organizes and evaluates all aspects of patient care for assigned unit/patients in the inpatient setting. Essential Job Functions of the EMT-Paramedic: Provides quality patient care according to est...
Explore a company with competitive wages, excellent health and wellness programs, exceptional medical benefits, generous 401K, and a dynamic corporate culture. We are currently seeking the following position to join our team of outstanding professionals in the Charleston, SC area: Talent Acquisition Representative/Recruiter Duties include but are not limited to: Responsible for the recruitment/tal...
RETAIL MORTGAGE LOAN OFFICERS RETAIL MORTGAGE LOAN OFFICERS Right Start mortgage is one of the fastest Growing Wholesale and retail mortgage Bankers In Southern California. We have been in business for 25 years and we have opened a branch in Pasadena, California. We are currently recruiting for experienced NMLS RETAIL LOAN OFFICERS for our new branch RETAIL LOAN OFFICERS Job responsibilities inclu...
Overview: As a Retail Commission Sales Associate in Furniture/Bedding, you will provide outstanding customer service to all Macy's customers by demonstrating advanced product knowledge and building quality customer relationships that result in increased sales and repeat business. Your primary responsibility will be to deliver Macy's customer service promise by ensuring friendly and professional in...
Job Overview: As a Retail Associate, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life. Sales Associates provide outstanding customer service, meet hourly sales and Star Rewards goals on a personal and departmental basis, and demonstrate superior product knowledge to customers. To create a shopping experience that will make the customer feel welcome and comfortable. Performs oth...
ALQIMI is currently seeking a Construction Project Manager to support our customer located in Okinawa Japan. This is a contingent multi-year contract. Expected start date of September 1, 2014. We are offering a total compensation package, which includes base salary, and housing and living allowance. Specific Requirements: - Baccalaureate or higher-level degree with a major in Engineering or Archit...
Overview: Our stores are where the ultimate magic of Macy's comes to life, and our Retail Sales Associates are vital to delivering customer service that offers a distinctive shopping experience and drives sales results. This Macy's location utilizes an innovative way of planning work schedules. The My Schedule Plus system allows an associate to participate in the creation of his/her own work sched...
PM Coach / Trainer · Looking for a PM Coach / Trainer to work at our client. · Must have expert level skills with Clarity Work Bench. · Candidate must have 8-10 years prior PM experience working in Enterprise Level Environments. · Candidate will be responsible for candidate On-Boarding, and support of existing and new PM’s · Must have strong business presence and ability to work with Sr. Managemen...
Call center near the airport is seeking in-bound telephone customer support representatives. Duties include responding to and following up on customer requests, reviewing rates as needed, tracking shipments and orders and preparing reports. Position requires typing speed of 30 wpm and Windows testing. Background check will be conducted. You must have a High School Diploma or GED. You must be flexi...
Accounting & Compliance Analyst, the premier source for specialized finance & accounting recruitment in Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf South, is currently seeking anAccounting & Compliance Analystfor a direct hire opportunity in west Houston, Texas. Our client company has a long term growth plans for this registered investment advisor and is seeking only the most talented and d...
*Contact delinquent borrowers and determine the reason for delinquency and develop a strategy to cure the debt. *Monitor queue. *Call delinquent borrowers. *Send delinquent notices to borrowers. *Send requisite Demand and Acceleration letters in timely manner. *Post payments and make adjustments/reversals to payments as needed. *Prepare waiver/dri/payment plan requests. *Develop payment plan to cu...
Electronic Assembler III with cabling and Harnessing experience. 3 month assignment with possible temp to hire. * Able to read assembly drawings, schematics, and wire diagram * Minimal computer skills required. * Must have fiber optics experience * Cabling experience, crimping, fiber optic cabling, and familiar with large cables, preferably Arinc. Must be able to work from 6:30 am. to 3:00 pm Pay...
Overview: The Maintenance Tech/Carpenter/Painter is responsible for installation, maintenance, and repair of the following items, including but not limited to: HVAC Systems (chillers, rooftop AC units, split systems); electrical systems; plumbing systems and fixtures; miscellaneous equipment (receiving dock, alterations, restaurant, salon); building roof and exterior; interior walls, flooring, and...
Overview: The personal touch of our associates in specialized departments is part of what makes Macy's brand of customer service so special. As a Fitting Room Specialist, you will be responsible for topping off our customer's experience through superb service and thoughtful assistance in merchandise selection. Key Accountabilities: As a Fitting Room Specialist we will ask you to - - Provide excell...
Project Manager – The Digital Enterprise JOB SUMMARY: We are seeking a driven, results-oriented project manager with a track record of success when it comes to delivering multiple, fast-moving projects and large product development initiatives in digital marketing, mobile application development, enterprise systems integration, and business process automation. The Project Manager of The Digital En...
Job Purpose: Serves patients by providing educational information; helping with daily living; monitoring vital signs and functions; administering medications. Duties: * Educates patients and their families by assisting in preoperative, postoperative, and relevant health teaching. * Administers medications by preparing medications; administering specified medication orally or by subcutaneous or int...
MANUFACTURING ASSEMBLER II Kettering small business military supplier seeks hands-on Manufacturing Assembler II to produce, assemble and test electro-mechanical components and assemblies for electrical power generation systems. Strong mechanical skills and ability to work independently. Ability to read and interpret assembly drawings/blueprints. Broad skill sets, self-motivated, and willingness to...
Executive Assistant: $18 - $22 per hour Provide administrative support to department VP and team of directors: · Answer phones and direct calls · Type correspondence and memos · Calendar management · Travel and Expense reports · Special projects Position requires advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) as well as 5+ year's experience. Ability to multitask and switch...
The objectives of this position will be achieved through the performance of detailed Financial and Operational audit assignments of Del Monte Foods, Inc. operations, as directed. · Assist with the development and execution of the annual audit plan including scheduling and monitoring. · Provide training, coaching and supervision to direct reports. · Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the Co...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and help hundreds of our clients and their employees by educating, advising and servicing them to improve their quality of life. This is a business-to-business sales position helping employers find health care...
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