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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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    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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    Washington - Baltimore Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Baltimore - Washington, DC-MD-PA-VA-WV metro area. Counties Included: District of Columbia; MD - Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's, St. Mary's, Washington, Baltimore City; PA - Adams, York; VA - Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, ...
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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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    Federal Jobs in Hawaii

    Federal Jobs in Hawaii
    Hawaii has a relatively large federal workforce for its population. Nearly 75 percent of the state's federal employees are employed by the Department of Defense, with nearly 9,000 employed by the U.S. Navy. The Navy 's Pacific Command is headquartered at Camp H.M. Smith, outside of Honolulu employing nearly 5,000. The Transportation Security Administration, the Army Installation Management Agency, and the ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Boston Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Boston - Worcester - Manchester, MA-NH-ME-RI metro area. Counties Included: MA - Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester; NH - Belknap, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford; RI - Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington; ME - York. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,117-$25,159 Hourly Rate: $9.64-$12.06 ...
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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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    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 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 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 Massachusetts

    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 ...
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    Chicago Locality Pay Rates - General Schedule

    Below is a listing of the General Schedule pay rates for the Chicago, IL-IN-MI metro area. Counties Included: IL - .Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will; IN - Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter; WI - Kenosha. 2009 Locality Pay Rates h4. GS-1 2007 Salary: $20,254-$25,330 Hourly Rate: $9.70-$12.14 2008 Salary (3% increase): $20,876-$26,108 Salary (3.5% increase): $20,993-$26,255 ...
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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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