Federal Jobs in Massachusetts
Massachusetts has a highly diversified federal workforce that is spread somewhat evenly across federal departments and career sectors. The Department of the Defense employs the most of any department with the Air Force Materiel Command and the Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command employing 1,100 and 700 respectively. The Veterans Health Administration, the Internal Revenue Service, Transportation Security Administration, and the Social Security Administration each employ a couple thousand in the state.
Population: 6.4 million
Federal Workforce: 26,998
Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense (6,389), Department of Veterans Affairs (5,533), Department of the Treasury (3,751), Department of Homeland Security (2,469), and the Department of the Interior (1,172).
As of March 1st, 2009 there are 282 Government and Policy jobs in Massachusetts listed on GovCentral’s job search engine (powered by USAJobs.) Check them out here.
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