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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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LITIGATION PARALEGAL Downtown Boston insurance defense firm is seeking a full time experienced paralegal to work in a fast paced litigation firm. Candidate should have strong computer skills, knowledge of civil litigation including pleadings and discovery, multi-tasking abilities and be detail oriented. Duties will require organizing, reading and summarizing medical records, deposition transcript...
Position Description Sierra Lobo, Inc. (SLI) is seeking a experienced Government Property (GP) Administrator to support our NASA customer. Position will require full-time (on-site) support for the accountability of Government Furnished Equipment and Contractor Acquired Property (CAP) procurements. This position will require reporting and compliance of installation and accountable of Government pr...
JOB SUMMARY Direct the government relations program for the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO), a labor union that represents the university faculty of the 7 state universities in Minnesota. Identify and develop lobbying strategies and provide advice to IFO membership on existing and potential legislation. Develop strategies for outreach, campus-based organizing, and activism on the 7 university ca...
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...
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Laulima Government Solutions (GS), LLC, headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned business. A premier government services company, Laulima GS offers a full spectrum of solutions that improve the performance and operational effectiveness of our government and Department of Defense customers. Our mission synchronized solutions are designed to deliver exactly wh...
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