What percent of the US working population works for the government?
federal, state, and local.
According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau statistics, as of 2010, there are about 2.0 million civilian employees. That number does not include postal service workers.
ask the government, call them
2 million divided by 310 million = .645%If you include municipal workers, like police, firefighters, dog catchers and librarians, then it's about 2%