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    Ten Fastest Growing State and Local Gov't Jobs

    Ten Fastest Growing State and Local Gov't Jobs
    According to federal statistics, state and local governments are expected to hire nearly 1.4 million new workers over the next ten years. Combine this number with the large number of vacancies that are expected to arise as more baby boomers retire and you realize that states and localities will be very busy with recruiting over the next decade. Most job growth ...
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    Highest Paying State Government Careers

    Highest Paying State Government Careers
    Though many of the highest paying state government jobs are slightly lower-paying than their federal counterparts, there is greater demand for nearly all of them. As noted in other articles, state governments are expected to fill over 1.4 million jobs by 2016. The career fields listed below have the highest average salaries and link to articles listing the highest paying occupations ...
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    Federal Jobs in Idaho

    Federal Jobs in Idaho
    Idaho is known for its wide open spaces and low population density. Consequently, most federal employees in the state are charged with administering and protecting the state's natural resources. The two largest federal employers in the state are the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, which employ 4,000 and 1,500 federal workers respectively. Population: 1.5 million Federal Workforce: 10,300 ...
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    Federal Jobs in Illinois

    Federal Jobs in Illinois
    Illinois's growing elderly population has fueled employment growth at the Veterans Health Administration, which now employs over 8,000 people in the state, making it the state's largest federal employer. The U.S. Army and Air Force also employ significant numbers in the state, primarily at the U.S. Army Tank, Automotive and Armament Command, the Air Mobility Command, and the U.S. Army Corps ...
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    Federal Jobs in Indiana

    Federal Jobs in Indiana
    The Department of Defense employs nearly half of Indiana's federal workers. Most of these workers are employed at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and the Naval Sea Systems Command. Other major federal employers include the Veterans Health Administration and the Bureau of the Census. Population: 6.3 million Federal Workforce: 20,910 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): ...
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    Federal Jobs in Iowa

    Federal Jobs in Iowa
    Agriculture-related federal agencies form the bulk of Iowa's federal workforce. The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, Agricultural Research Service, and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service each employ more than 500 in the state. Iowa's aging population has also fueled growth at the Veterans Health Administration and the Social Security Administration. Population: 3 million Federal Workforce: 8,522 Largest Federal Departments / ...
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    Federal Jobs in Nevada

    Federal Jobs in Nevada
    For most of its history Nevada has been a state of great expanses of open land and few inhabitants. Despite thirty years of massive population growth, much of its desert landscape remains under federal ownership and the U.S. Air Force's Air Combat Command continues to operate large and expansive Air Force bases throughout the Silver State. The DOI's Bureau of Land ...
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    Federal Jobs in Virginia

    Federal Jobs in Virginia
    Nearly three-fourths of Virginia's federal workforce in employed by the Department of Defense which is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington. Concurrently, the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency, and the Defense Commissary Agency are the largest Defense-related federal agencies in Northern Virginia, but a substantial portion of the Defense Department employees work in Southeastern Virginia. The U.S. Atlantic Fleet ...
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    Federal Jobs in Washington

    Federal Jobs in Washington
    Almost half of Washington's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense. A large percentage of these employees work for the U.S. Pacific Fleet Command which employs over 9,000 in the state.Other significant federal employers include the Veterans Health Administration, the Army Medical Command, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Population: 6.4 million ...
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    Denver Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO metro area. Counties Included: CO - Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, Weld. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,631-$25,808 Hourly Rate: $9.89-$12.37 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,195-$29,186 Hourly Rate: $11.11-$13.98 Percent of ...
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    Federal Jobs in New Hampshire

    Federal Jobs in New Hampshire
    Most of New Hampshire's small federal workforce is employed by the Defense Department and the Department of Transportation. The Federal Aviation Administration is the largest single federal employer in the state, with 700. Most DoD employees work for Army and Air National Guard units and the Army Corps of Engineers. Population: 1.3 million Federal Workforce: 4,040 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies ...
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    Federal Jobs in New Jersey

    Federal Jobs in New Jersey
    Over half of New Jersey's federal workforce is employed by the DoD. Most are involved an defense research activities and that state's top employers are the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command, which employ 4,100 and 2,200 respectively. These two elements, more commonly referred to as ARDEC and CECOM are located at Picatinny ...
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    Federal Jobs in New Mexico

    Federal Jobs in New Mexico
    New Mexico's large number of Native Americans has made two federal agencies focused on Indian affairs the largest federal employers in the state. HHS's Indian Health Service and the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs employ 2,800 and 2,500 in the state respectively. New Mexico also has a large DoD presence. The Air Force Materiel Command employs 1,700 and the well-known Army ...
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    Hartford Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Hartford, CT metro area. Counties Included: CT - Hartford, Middlesex, New London, Tolland, Windham; MA - Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $21,132-$26,435 Hourly Rate: $10.13-$12.67 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,759-$29,895 Hourly Rate: $11.38-$14.32 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% ...
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    Detroit Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Detroit - Warren - Flint, MI metro area. Counties Included: MI - Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $20,886-$26,128 Hourly Rate: $10.01-$12.52 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $23,483-$29,548 Hourly Rate: $11.25-$14.16 Percent ...
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    Houston Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Houston, TX metro area. Counties Included: TX - Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $21,715-$27,165 Hourly Rate: $10.40-$13.02 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $24,414-$30,720 Hourly Rate: $11.70-$14.72 Percent of ...
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    Federal Jobs in Utah

    Federal Jobs in Utah
    Over half of Utah's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense, and primarily by the U.S. Air Force. The USAF Materiel Command employs nearly 11,000 at the Ogden Air Logistics Center. Another large federal employer is the Internal Revenue Service which employs nearly 6,000, mostly at a processing facility, also in Ogden. The Bureau of Land Management and the ...
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    Federal Jobs in Vermont

    Federal Jobs in Vermont
    Over half of Vermont's federal employees work for DHS agencies. The state's heavily trafficked northern border crossing with Canada has made their presence essential. The Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement each employ 300-800 Vermonters. The Veterans Health Administration and the Forest Service also have large workforces ...
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    Five Steps to a State or Local Gov't Job

    Five Steps to a State or Local Gov't Job
    Frustrated searching for a federal job? It may not all be your fault. Though government spending is still increasing, the growth of new federal government jobs is actually slowing down. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, federal government employment is expected to decrease by 3.7 percent by 2016. Though there will still be several thousands of federal vacancies due to ...
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    5 Reasons to Get a Local or State Gov't Job

    5 Reasons to Get a Local or State Gov't Job
    Over 8 million Americans are currently employed by local and state government organizations, and another 1.4 million jobs are expected to be created by 2014. Together, these jobs are recognized as one of the largest employers in the entire US economy. If you're serious about finding a government job, you should not overlook opportunities to work in local and state government. ...
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