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Careers in
Government

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100% of all postal service mail carriers work in government.

Most people in these careers work in government:

Where do they work?
Bright Outlook (New job opportunities likely in the future. Click a sun below to learn more.)
Green (Careers that are part of the green economy. Click a leaf below to learn more.)
Registered Apprenticeship (Careers with apprenticeship programs. Click a logo below to learn more.)
Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, & Hearing Officers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Agricultural Inspectors
Green
Where do they work? Air Traffic Controllers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Animal Control Workers
Where do they work? Bailiffs
Where do they work? Bioinformatics Scientists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Bridge & Lock Tenders
Where do they work? Coroners
Where do they work? Correctional Officers & Jailers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Court Clerks
Where do they work? Court Reporters
Where do they work? Criminal Investigators & Special Agents
Where do they work? Crossing Guards
Where do they work? Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Where do they work? Emergency Management Directors
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Environmental Compliance Inspectors
Where do they work? Epidemiologists
Where do they work? Equal Opportunity Representatives & Officers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Fire Inspectors
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Fire Investigators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Where do they work? First-Line Supervisors of Police & Detectives
Where do they work? Fish & Game Wardens
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Forensic Science Technicians
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Forest & Conservation Technicians
Green
Where do they work? Forest & Conservation Workers
Green
Where do they work? Forest Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors
Where do they work? Forest Fire Inspectors & Prevention Specialists
Where do they work? Forest Firefighters
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Foresters
Where do they work? Gaming Surveillance Officers & Gaming Investigators
Where do they work? Geneticists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Geographers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Government Property Inspectors & Investigators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Highway Maintenance Workers
Where do they work? Historians
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Hydrologists
Green
Where do they work? Immigration & Customs Inspectors
Where do they work? Intelligence Analysts
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Judges, Magistrate Judges, & Magistrates
Where do they work? Judicial Law Clerks
Where do they work? Legislators
Where do they work? Library Assistants, Clerical
Where do they work? Library Technicians
Where do they work? License Clerks
Where do they work? Licensing Examiners & Inspectors
Where do they work? Molecular & Cellular Biologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Municipal Clerks
Where do they work? Municipal Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Municipal Firefighters
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Neuropsychologists & Clinical Neuropsychologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Park Naturalists
Where do they work? Parking Enforcement Workers
Where do they work? Police Detectives
Where do they work? Police Identification & Records Officers
Where do they work? Police Patrol Officers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Police, Fire, & Ambulance Dispatchers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Political Scientists
Where do they work? Postal Service Clerks
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Postal Service Mail Carriers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, & Processing Machine Operators
Where do they work? Postmasters & Mail Superintendents
Where do they work? Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Specialists
Where do they work? Radio Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Range Managers
Where do they work? Regulatory Affairs Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Soil & Water Conservationists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Subway & Streetcar Operators
Where do they work? Tax Examiners & Collectors, & Revenue Agents
Where do they work? Traffic Technicians
Where do they work? Transit & Railroad Police
Where do they work? Transportation Planners
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Transportation Security Screeners
Where do they work? Urban & Regional Planners
Green
Where do they work? Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant & System Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Word Processors & Typists
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists
Green
32% of all librarians work in government.

Some people in these careers work in government:

Where do they work?
Bright Outlook (New job opportunities likely in the future. Click a sun below to learn more.)
Green (Careers that are part of the green economy. Click a leaf below to learn more.)
Registered Apprenticeship (Careers with apprenticeship programs. Click a logo below to learn more.)
Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Acupuncturists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Administrative Services Managers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Aerospace Engineers
Green
Where do they work? Agricultural Engineers
Where do they work? Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Airfield Operations Specialists
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Allergists & Immunologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Ambulance Drivers & Attendants
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Amusement & Recreation Attendants
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Anthropologists
Where do they work? Appraisers, Real Estate
Where do they work? Arbitrators, Mediators, & Conciliators
Green
Where do they work? Archeologists
Where do they work? Archivists
Where do they work? Art Therapists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Assessors
Where do they work? Astronomers
Where do they work? Atmospheric & Space Scientists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Aviation Inspectors
Where do they work? Avionics Technicians
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Biochemical Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Biofuels Processing Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Bioinformatics Technicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Biological Technicians
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Biologists
Where do they work? Biomass Plant Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Biostatisticians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists & Site Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Budget Analysts
Where do they work? Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity
Green
Where do they work? Business Continuity Planners
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Business Intelligence Analysts
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Cartographers & Photogrammetrists
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Chemists
Green
Where do they work? Child, Family, & School Social Workers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Civil Engineering Technicians
Where do they work? Civil Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Claims Examiners, Property & Casualty Insurance
Where do they work? Climate Change Analysts
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Clinical Data Managers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Clinical Research Coordinators
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Community Health Workers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Compensation, Benefits, & Job Analysis Specialists
Where do they work? Compliance Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Computer & Information Research Scientists
Where do they work? Computer Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Construction & Building Inspectors
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Control & Valve Installers & Repairers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Correspondence Clerks
Where do they work? Curators
Where do they work? Customs Brokers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Data Warehousing Specialists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Database Architects
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Dermatologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Dietetic Technicians
Where do they work? Dietitians & Nutritionists
Where do they work? Distance Learning Coordinators
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Document Management Specialists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Economists
Where do they work? Electrical & Electronics Installers & Repairers, Transportation Equipment
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Commercial & Industrial Equipment
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, & Relay
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electrical Engineering Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electrical Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electromechanical Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Electronics Engineering Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Electronics Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Electronics Engineers
Green
Where do they work? Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Endoscopy Technicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Energy Auditors
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Energy Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Environmental Economists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Environmental Engineering Technicians
Green
Where do they work? Environmental Engineers
Green
Where do they work? Environmental Restoration Planners
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Executive Secretaries & Executive Administrative Assistants
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Farm & Home Management Advisors
Green
Where do they work? Farm Labor Contractors
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? File Clerks
Where do they work? Financial Examiners
Where do they work? Financial Quantitative Analysts
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers
Where do they work? First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators
Where do they work? Fitness & Wellness Coordinators
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Fraud Examiners, Investigators & Analysts
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Freight & Cargo Inspectors
Where do they work? Fuel Cell Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Gaming & Sports Book Writers & Runners
Where do they work? Gaming Cage Workers
Where do they work? Gaming Change Persons & Booth Cashiers
Where do they work? Gaming Dealers
Where do they work? Gaming Managers
Where do they work? Gaming Supervisors
Where do they work? Geodetic Surveyors
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Geographic Information Systems Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Geoscientists
Green
Where do they work? Geospatial Information Scientists & Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Geothermal Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Health Educators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Healthcare Social Workers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Hospitalists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Human Resources Assistants
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Human Resources Managers
Where do they work? Human Resources Specialists
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Industrial Ecologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Industrial Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Industrial Safety & Health Engineers
Green
Where do they work? Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Information Technology Project Managers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators
Where do they work? Investment Fund Managers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Investment Underwriters
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Lawyers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Librarians
Where do they work? Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Logisticians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Logistics Analysts
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Logistics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Logistics Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Loss Prevention Managers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Management Analysts
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Manufacturing Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Manufacturing Production Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Mapping Technicians
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Marine Architects
Where do they work? Marine Engineers
Where do they work? Marriage & Family Therapists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Mathematical Technicians
Where do they work? Mathematicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Mechanical Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Mechatronics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Meter Readers, Utilities
Where do they work? Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Microbiologists
Where do they work? Microsystems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Midwives
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Motorboat Operators
Where do they work? Museum Technicians & Conservators
Where do they work? Music Therapists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Nanosystems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Natural Sciences Managers
Green
Where do they work? Naturopathic Physicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Neurologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Nuclear Engineers
Green
Where do they work? Nuclear Medicine Physicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Occupational Health & Safety Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Online Merchants
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Operations Research Analysts
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Ophthalmologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Orthoptists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Paralegals & Legal Assistants
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Pathologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, & Applicators, Vegetation
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Photonics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Photonics Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Physicists
Where do they work? Pipelayers
Where do they work? Power Distributors & Dispatchers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Power Plant Operators
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Precision Agriculture Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Preventive Medicine Physicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Procurement Clerks
Where do they work? Product Safety Engineers
Where do they work? Psychiatric Aides
Where do they work? Psychiatric Technicians
Where do they work? Psychiatrists
Where do they work? Purchasing Agents
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Purchasing Managers
Where do they work? Quality Control Analysts
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Radiologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Recreation Workers
Where do they work? Recreational Therapists
Where do they work? Refuse & Recyclable Material Collectors
Green
Where do they work? Regulatory Affairs Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Rehabilitation Counselors
Where do they work? Remote Sensing Scientists & Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Remote Sensing Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Retail Loss Prevention Specialists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Riggers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Risk Management Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Robotics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Sailors & Marine Oilers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Search Marketing Strategists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Security Management Specialists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Security Managers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Ship Engineers
Where do they work? Signal & Track Switch Repairers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Slot Supervisors
Where do they work? Social & Community Service Managers
Where do they work? Social & Human Service Assistants
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Sociologists
Where do they work? Software Quality Assurance Engineers & Testers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Soil & Plant Scientists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Solar Energy Systems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Solar Thermal Installers & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Sports Medicine Physicians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Statistical Assistants
Where do they work? Statisticians
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Storage & Distribution Managers
Green
Where do they work? Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Supply Chain Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Surveying Technicians
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Surveyors
Where do they work? Sustainability Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Transportation Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Transportation Managers
Green
Where do they work? Transportation Vehicle, Equipment & Systems Inspectors
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials
Where do they work? Urologists
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Validation Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Video Game Designers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Water Resource Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Water/Wastewater Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Weatherization Installers & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Web Administrators
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Wind Energy Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Wind Energy Operations Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where do they work? Wind Energy Project Managers
Bright Outlook
Green