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Develop, introduce or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, State, or Federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.


  • Local governments employ more than twice as many workers as State governments.
  • Professional and service occupations accounted for more than half of all jobs; fire fighters and law enforcement workers, concentrated in local government, are among the largest occupations.
  • Although job prospects vary by State and region, overall prospects are expected to be favorable.
  • Employer-provided benefits are more common among State and local government employees than among workers in the private sector.


Personality I'm good with people
Salary $19,630/yr ($9.82/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors