Browse Average Salary Ranges for Government Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Government? There are 90 jobs in Government category. The pay ranges vary from $44,720 to $241,837. Salary ranges can change significantly depending on the job title, industry, location, level of experience experience, skills and more. Salaries below are U.S. national averages data from June 06, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleCorrections Officer I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$44,720  
18.49%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Enforces rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Presides over prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Su More

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Correctional Officer
Correctional Officer / Jailer I
Prisoner Supervision Officer
Job TitleCorrections Officer II Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$51,950  
21.48%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Enforces rules and regulations in a prison, jail or other holding facility. Presides over prisoners awaiting trial or those who have been convicted of a crime. Oversees prisoner conduct and safety. Su More

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Correctional Officer, Sr.
Correctional Officer / Jailer II
Prisoner Supervision Senior Officer
Job TitleCriminal Investigator Experience4 - 7 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$66,397  
27.46%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Conducts investigations of criminal cases. Analyzes collected data or evidence and prepares documentation for legal action. Conducts surveillance and interviews witnesses. Interfaces with various law More

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Criminal Investigator/Specialist
Job TitleCriminal Investigator/Specialist Experience4 - 7 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$66,400  
27.46%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Conducts investigations of criminal cases. Analyzes collected data or evidence and prepares documentation for legal action. Conducts surveillance and interviews witnesses. Interfaces with various law More

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Criminal Investigator
Job TitleCriminal Justice Records Clerk Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$35,100  
14.51%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Maintains the records filing system and/or database used to manage, access, and preserve electronic and paper records of criminal justice activities. Assists in providing accurate and clear informatio More

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Police Records Clerk
Job TitleDeputy Sheriff Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$106,970  
44.23%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Enforces the law on a town, city, or county level. Responsibilities include police service planning, organizational development, personnel management, community policing, and community relations. May More

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Sheriff/Police Chief
Chief of Police
Job TitleEmergency Dispatch Operator Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$39,720  
16.42%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Transmits and receives coded and conventional message More

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Emergency Dispatcher
Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher
911 Dispatcher
Job TitleEmergency Dispatcher Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$39,710  
16.42%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Transmits and receives coded and conventional message More

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Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher
911 Dispatcher
Emergency Dispatch Operator
Job TitleExecutive Communications Senior Specialist Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$131,400  
54.33%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Develops and writes speeches, briefings, and other communications for executives. Translates the ideas, objectives, corporate position, and management philosophy into messaging that relates to the top More

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Speech Writer
Speech Writer - Senior
Senior Writer, Leadership Communications
Job TitleFire Captain Experience EducationCertificate Avg. Salary$71,630  
29.62%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Manages team of firefighters. Ensures all equipment is properly maintained and serviced. Directs training and conditioning activities. Leads and coordinates the response at a fire event. Typically rep More

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Alternate Job Titles:
Firefighting Team Captain

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