Rodolfo Brandon Bernardino
Training – Volunteer skills and good public speaking skills are recommended.
Education Needed – No educational required. However, degrees in law, business,
education, and other fields are recommended.
Average Earnings – $13,530 – 38,690 per year
Expected Job Prospects – Competition for elections varies. Political positions in local
areas of the US are expected to increase in the future.
Work Done On The Job – Propose and enact laws that affect the general public. Chief
executives are expected to handle various responsibilities such as public projects and
proposing individuals for government positions.
Working Conditions – Local politicians convene monthly. Senators can spend 60 hours
or more a week Elected city officials are employed full time.
Training – On the job training is provided to train new employees.
Education Needed – There are no formal educational requirements, but a high school
diploma or equivalent is preferred.
Average Earnings – $20,260 per year
Expected Job Prospects – Retail job openings are expected to have the greatest number of
job openings through 2018.
Work Done On The Job – Retail workers are expected to use personalized selling
techniques and assist customers in finding a product that fits their needs. They are also
expected to receive cash, checks, and charge payments.
Working Conditions – Most retail workers stand for most of the day. The work is
repetitious, and can be hectic during rush hours and holiday seasons.
Training – Aspiring Lawyers attend Law School.
Education Needed – Bachelor’s degree. Three years of law school. Some states require
continued education for lawyers to ensure relevancy throughout legal changes or non-
legal developments that affect their profession. Also, some lawyers specialize in a
particular set of laws such as: environmental, elderly, or international law.
Average Earnings – $113, 240 per year
Expected Job Prospects – Job growth is average. An estimated 84,000 jobs in the field
are expected to open in the future.
Work Done On The Job – Lawyers represent the needs of their clients in civil and
criminal trials. Work is mostly done in courtrooms, law libraries, and offices.
Working Conditions – Late nights are common within the profession. Some lawyers
work 50 hours or more per week.
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