Regional and Local Officials

Regional and local officials hold positions in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government at the local level. They include mayors, commissioners, and city and county council members. These officials direct regional legal services, public health departments, and police protection. They serve on housing, budget, and employment committees and develop special programs to improve communities.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • Government
  • History
  • Business Management
  • Leadership
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
  • Problem-Solving
Licensure/Certification None

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Yearly Salary Range (US$ Thousands)