Public Sector

Public Sector

The government at any level has a diverse range of possible careers, from working in an office performing administrative tasks to an engineer outside ensuring infrastructure safety.

Why Work in the Public Sector?

Serving the public is a way of life for many veterans and their families. Working in government allows you to do just that—and with so many different ways to grow and adapt your skillset, it can be a fulfilling career.  

Be Part of a Team

Be Part of a Team

You’ll get to work as a key member of a highly organized unit in a constantly changing environment. 

Have People Count on You

You will have the opportunity—directly or indirectly—to serve others.

Step Up and Lead

Step Up and Lead

Nearly every office or department needs leadership to keep the wheels of government running smoothly and on time. This industry needs leaders. Could you be one of them? 

Use Your Tech Skills

Use Your Tech Skills

Communication is vital to the public sector and the use of technology has increased that importance. 

Career Pathways in Public Sector

Law Enforcement

Serve and protect your community.
Median Salary:$53,260
Desired SkillsGood moral character, problem-solving skills, perform under pressure.
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Firefighter

High-performance decision-makers, respond to emergency situations.
Median Salary:$50,850
Desired Skillseffective communication, resilient, problem-solving, work as as team.
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Civil Engineer

Designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, and roads.
Median Salary:$68,605
Desired Skillstechnical, mathematical, leadership, decision-making
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A Few Industry Facts

31,154
Employees in the state government
$15k – $116k
Salary range for public employees
131,762
Local government employees in the state
List item iconOne of the most stable industries to work in.
List item iconGreat work-life balance.
List item iconHigher rate of internal promotion opportunity.
List item iconPotential to make a positive impact on individuals and communities.

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