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Highest Paying Federal Careers for 2008

Highest Paying Federal Careers for 2008

Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

It is important for all federal job seekers to keep on top of which positions are in greatest demand and pay the highest salaries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) keeps track of the highest paying federal careers – updated annually, this list should help job seekers to be aware of what a top-notch government job looks like.

Here is a list of the most in demand federal government careers ranked according to salary. Learn more about each high paying, high demand career by clicking the links below.

1) Public Policy – $101,530



2) Engineering – $81,890

3) Accounting – $79,340

4) Information Technology – $78,680

5) Public Affairs – $75,660

6) Human Resources – $72,240

7) Intelligence – $70,560

8) Healthcare – $69,660

9) Biological Sciences – $64,060

10) Homeland Security – $58,150


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