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Regional and Local Officials

Overview

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.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Organized

Outgoing

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
U.S. Senator/Representative or Other National Elected or Appointed Official

Regional or State Official

Local Official

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