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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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    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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    Dallas-Ft. Worth Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX metro area. Counties Included: TX - Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, Wise. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $19,514-$24,404 Hourly Rate: $9.35-$11.69 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,121-$25,163 Salary (3.5% increase): ...
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    Federal Jobs in Florida

    Federal Jobs in Florida
    Florida's large and growing number of elderly veterans has lead to steady growth for the Veterans Health Administration, which employs nearly 17,000 in the state. The state's many tourist destinations have made the Transportation Security Administration the second largest federal employer with almost 6,000 employees in Florida. The U.S. Navy and Air Force employ large numbers at its systems in materiel ...
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    Federal Jobs in Pennsylvania

    Federal Jobs in Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania's aging population has increased demand for new hires at the Veterans Health Administration and the Social Security Administration which employ 9,000 and 4,000 respectively. Defense-related employment makes up over one-third of the state's federal workforce with the Defense Logistics Agency, the Naval Supply Systems Command, and the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command each employing over 4,000 Pennsylvanians. Population: 12.5 ...
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    Federal Jobs in Texas

    Federal Jobs in Texas
    Defense and homeland security related agencies make up over half Texas's federal workforce. Two Defense Department agencies, the Air Education and Training Command Army Medical Command, both have over 5,000 Texas employees. The Bureau of Customs and Border Patrol employs over 10,000 along the state's long border with Mexico. Population: 23.5 million Federal Workforce: 120,142 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number ...
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    Huntsville Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Huntsville-Decatur, AL metro area. Counties Included: AL - Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,472-$24,358 Hourly Rate: $9.33-$11.67 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $21,892-$27,547 Hourly Rate: $10.49-$13.20 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 Salary: $23,887-$31,052 Hourly Rate: ...
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    Atlanta Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Atlanta - Sandy Springs - Gainesville, GA-AL metro area. Counties Included: Chambers (AL), Barrow, Barrow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Haralson, Heard, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup, Upson, and Walton. SALARY TABLE 2009-ATL ...
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    Federal Jobs in Tennessee

    Federal Jobs in Tennessee
    Most of Tennessee's federal employees work for either the VA or DoD. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state, with 6,700 employees. The Internal Revenue Service is the second largest with nearly 3,700, and the Army Corps of Engineers is the largest DoD agency with over 1,200 federal employees in the Volunteer State. Population: 6 million ...
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    Chicago, IL: Federal Jobs Overview

    Chicago is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the largest in the Midwest and, with a population of nearly 2.9 million people, is the third largest in the United States. The city is rich in history and renowned for its architecture. It is the anchor of the Chicago metropolitan area, commonly called Chicagoland, which has a population of over ...
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    Washington, DC: Federal Jobs Overview

    Washington, DC: Federal Jobs Overview
    Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States, situated within the District of Columbia. The population of the city's metropolitan area is over 5 million, and it is one of the fastest growing regions of the nation. As the nation's capital, over 20 percent of all Federal government jobs are located in the DC metro area. Most Federal jobs are ...
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    Federal Jobs in Georgia

    Federal Jobs in Georgia
    Nearly half of Georgia's large federal workforce is employed by defense-related agencies, mostly under the Department of the Air Force and the Department of the Army. The Air Force Materiel Command at Rollins AFB alone employ over 12,000, and the Army Installation Management Agency and Army Medical Command each employ around 3,000 people in the state. The Centers for Disease Control ...
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    Federal Jobs in Mississippi

    Federal Jobs in Mississippi
    The Department of Defense employs nearly half of Mississippi's federal workforce, with employment spread evenly among the military branches. The largest defense agencies in the state are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Air Education and Training Command, which both employ around 2,000 in the state. The state is also home to a large number of military veterans, and ...
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    Federal Jobs in Missouri

    Federal Jobs in Missouri
    Despite the Defense Department being the largest executive department in the state, the Veterans Health Administration and the Internal Revenue Service each employ over 5,000 in the state. The largest defense-related agencies are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, which both employ over 1,000. Population: 5.9 million Federal Workforce: 35,351 Largest Federal Departments ...
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    Federal Jobs in Montana

    Federal Jobs in Montana
    Over half of Montana's federal workforce is charged with protecting the state's precious natural resources and managing its large amount of federally-owned property through various USDA and DOI agencies. The U.S. Forest Service employs 3,500 in the state, and the DOI's Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Indian Affairs both employ nearly 700. Population: 0.9 million Federal Workforce: 11,740 Largest ...
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    Columbus Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Columbus, OH metro area. Counties Included: OH - Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, Ross, Union 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,739-$24,693 Hourly Rate: $9.46-$11.83 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,193-$27,925 Hourly Rate: $10.63-$13.38 Percent of Federal Workforce: ...
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    Federal Jobs in South Carolina

    Federal Jobs in South Carolina
    With a large population of current and former military personnel, the DoD and VA dominate federal employment in South Carolina. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest single federal agency in the state, employing nearly 3,000. The largest DoD agency is the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, or SPAWAR, which has a large field facility in Charleston. The DOJ's Bureau ...
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    Federal Jobs in South Dakota

    Federal Jobs in South Dakota
    South Dakota as a large federal workforce for its small overall population. Employment is spread relatively evenly among the larger executive departments. The Veterans Health Administration is the largest federal agency in the state, employing nearly 1,700. Two other large federal agencies in South Dakota, the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs and HHS's Indian Health Service employ 900 and 1,200 respectively, ...
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