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7 Booming Federal Career Fields

An enhanced U.S. commercial space industry could create thousands of new high-tech jobs. (Photo: NASA)
An enhanced U.S. commercial space industry could create thousands of new high-tech jobs. (Photo: NASA)

The federal government is the largest employer of any organization in the nation, with a plethora of job types and career fields. In the government there is something for everyone, especially if you have a college degree.

With a combination of information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, USAJobs, the Partnership for Public Service and the Economic Stimulus Bill, we've gathered important information about seven career paths that are hiring at record paces this year. Current events shape these numbers, reflected in such opportunities as Homeland Security and government financial planning. Further, the Economic Stimulus package is creating thousands of new jobs in construction, transportation, science and beyond.

7 Booming Federal Career Fields

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