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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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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...
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Summary: An established, rapidly growing business located in Acworth, GA that provides outsourced services for the biopharmaceutical industry is seeking to hire a Government Pricing Analyst. The Government Pricing Analyst will manage the calculation of Government Pricing (Medicaid (AMP/BP), Medicare Part B (ASP), Public Health Service (340B), and Federal Supply Schedule (Non-FAMP/FCP). Working cl...
Executive SUMMARY The Director, Government Relations facilitates the development of local, state and federal healthcare policy on behalf of Grady Health System. This position esearches and analyzes pertinent data to assist leadership in formulating policy positions on issues affecting the health system. The Director, Government Relations works to establish support for those positions, communicat...
This position exists to execute direct and third-party us and foreign government contracts. Prepare proposals and bids to the government entities for all materials distributed or manufactured by Aviall. Ensure compliance with government laws, rules and regulations; and administer records, documents and reference materials related to government contracts and compliance. Properly execute us and fore...
Description: Position Description: Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD10 replaces ICD9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360...
ABOUT US AE Strategies is a Mclean, VA based federal human capital management consulting firm, founded in 2003. AE Strategies has established a reputation throughout government for managing human capital initiatives with competent and customer-centric consultants. All employees are offered challenging and rewarding assignments, a positive and collaborative work environment, competitive compensati...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) Are you a highly organized, motivated project coordina...
Company Confidential Washington, DC, 20036
We are seeking candidates for a long term contract Marketing position with the federal government. As part of the Chief Administrative Officer's ongoing commitment to continuing development for House staff, the House Learning Center (HLC) is offers a full spectrum of training courses to help House staff advance their careers. The HLC offers courses in the classroom, online, and virtually. Must be ...
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Job Responsibilities Do you have great organizational and administrative skills? Are you looking to jump-start your career by joining a highly capable compliance team? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? ViaSat may be the place for you! As a Government Compliance Accountant you will be involved in the design, implementation and maintenance of ViaSat's Cost Accounting system. You will util...
Business Development Manager – Government Contract Sales Washington DC $Competitive Plus Benefits Package Our client is an award-winning IT company that provides a wide range of solutions to government agencies and educational institutions. An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Business Development Manager to join their team. If you have proven government contract sales experience and ...
The City of Richmond is seeking to fill the following positions: Administrative Project Analyst – Fleet Manager 41M00000204 Police Apply By: 9/21/14 Administrative Support Program Assistant 27M00000045 Social Services Apply By: 9/21/2014 Code Enforcement Inspector I - Building Inspector 05M00000041 Planning and Development Review Continuous Contract Specialist (Multiple Openings) 84M...
DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT, COMMUNITY AND MEDIA RELATIONS Union Community Health Center (UCHC) is a private, not-for- profi t, Federally Qualifi ed Health Center in the Bronx serving the Bronx in many capacities for over one hundred years. UCHC seeks a full time Director of Government, Community & Media Relations to lead all government, community and public relations efforts, as well as marketing, adv...
Job Requisition Number:42473 Bloomberg Government (BGOV) is a web-based product that provides news, data, analysis, and suite of powerful tools to help our clients make better, faster decisions in support of their government business. As a Bloomberg offering, BGOV brings the same unparalleled level of data-based and fact-based, objective reporting and analysis to policymaking as the company has p...

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