Office of Inspector General Jobs and Career Opportunities

Are you seeking a career that provides many opportunities for professional and personal growth? Consider working for SSA’s Office of the Inspector General.

We are currently accepting applications for volunteer law clerk/intern positions. See this announcement for more information. 

Types of Inspector General Jobs

We have a staff of approximately 600 employees, 70% of whom are criminal investigators and auditors. However, we also employ information technology specialists, attorneys, program analysts, and management analysts.

Learn more about becoming a criminal investigator or auditor for OIG:

A Great Place to Work

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including:

  • Vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Federal employee health benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Coverage under the Federal Employees Retirement System
  • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401k), with a Government match of employee contributions up to 5% of salary
  • Training opportunities

Onsite facilities at our Baltimore, MD headquarters include:

  • Child Care Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Parking
  • Credit Union
  • Post Office


Our headquarters is located in Baltimore, MD and we have offices throughout the continental United States and Puerto Rico.


For more information on current opportunities and benefits, please visit the Office of Personnel Management at