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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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    San Diego Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the San Diego, CA metro area. Counties Included: CA - San Diego. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,013-$25,028 Hourly Rate: $9.59-$11.99 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,655-$25,831 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,796-$26,007 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,501-$28,312 Hourly Rate: $10.78-$13.23 2008 Salary (3% ...
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    Federal Jobs in Arizona

    Federal Jobs in Arizona
    Arizona is seeing large increases in federal jobs as a result of the massive hiring sprees that the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation and Security Administration are undertaking. The CBP alone employs nearly 5,000 people in the state. Other large federal employers in the state are the Bureau of Indian Affairs and various Army and Air Force ...
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    Federal Jobs in Arkansas

    Federal Jobs in Arkansas
    Arkansas employs a relatively small number of federal employees compared to its population. The state's largest federal employer is the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency which employs over 1,000 people. Other major federal employers include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Forest Service, and the Food Safety Inspection Service. Population: 2.8 million Federal Workforce: 13,706 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies ...
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    Federal Jobs in Louisiana

    Federal Jobs in Louisiana
    Louisiana has seen large demographic and social changes as a result of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. The state's federal workforce has also been in flux during this period with the Federal Emergency Management Agency becoming the state's second largest federal employer behind the Veterans Health Administration. FEMA employs nearly 1,500 in the state followed closely by the U.S. Army Corps ...
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    Federal Jobs in Maine

    Federal Jobs in Maine
    Over two-thirds of Maine's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense, primarily by the Department of the Navy. The Navy's Atlantic Fleet Commander employs over 4,000 in Bath. The Veterans Health Administration, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, and the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection also employ significant numbers in the state. Population: 1.3 million Federal Workforce: 9,938 Largest ...
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    Seattle-Tacoma Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Seattle-Tacoma, WA metro area. Counties Included: WA - Island, King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $19,720-$24,662 Hourly Rate: $9.45-$11.82 2008 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,412-$25,528 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2007 Salary Range: $22,172-$27,898 Hourly Rate: $10.62-$13.37 2008 ...
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    Federal Jobs in North Dakota

    Federal Jobs in North Dakota
    North Dakota's federal workforce is spread evenly amongst the executive federal departments. The Department of the Air Force employs the most DoD employees in the state, but the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs and the DHS's Bureau of Customs and Border Protection both employ equally significant workforces in the state. Population: 0.6 million Federal Workforce: 6,159 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies ...
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    Federal Jobs in Ohio

    Federal Jobs in Ohio
    The Department of Defense dominates federal employment in Ohio. The largest defense-related agencies in the state are the Air Force Materiel Command, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Defense Logistics Agency, and the Air Intelligence Agency, each employing between 1,000 and 9,000 employees. NASA is also a major federal presence, employing over 1,600 at its Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. Population: 10.5 ...
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    Federal Jobs in Oklahoma

    Federal Jobs in Oklahoma
    The DoD represents nearly two-thirds of federal employment in Oklahoma, mostly at the Air Force Materiel Command which employs nearly 13,000 in the state. These employees work primarily at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center. Another significant federal employer is the Federal Aviation Administration which employs over 3,500, mostly at its training academy, also in Oklahoma City. The state's large Native ...
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