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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 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 Kansas

    Federal Jobs in Kansas
    Kansas is home to nearly 15,000 federal workers, over half of which are employed by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. The largest agencies in the state are the Veterans Health Administration, the Army Installation Management Agency, and the Army Training and Doctrine Command. Another significant federal employer is the DOJ's Bureau of Prisons which administers the notorious Federal Penitentiary ...
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    Federal Jobs in North Carolina

    Federal Jobs in North Carolina
    Nearly 75 percent of North Carolina's federal workforce is employed by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The largest agencies in the state are the Veterans Health Administration, the Naval Air Systems Command, and the U.S. Marine Corps. Population: 8.9 million Federal Workforce: 36,801 Largest Federal Departments / Agencies (number of employees in parentheses): Department of Defense ...
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    Buffalo Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY metro area. Counties Included: NY - Cattaraugus, Erie, Niagara. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2008 Salary: $19,666-$24,601 Hourly Rate: $9.42-$11.79 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.2% h4. GS-2 2008 Salary: $22,111-$27,821 Hourly Rate: $10.59-$13.33 Percent of Federal Workforce: 0.3% h4. GS-3 2008 Salary: $24,125-$31,362 Hourly Rate: ...
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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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    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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