Elected officer or representative
- Studies and acts upon any legislation that may affect the local authority.
- Advises on the interpretation and implementation of policy decisions, acts and regulations.
- Recommends or reviews potential policy or legislative change, and offers advice and opinions on current policy.
- Tables questions to ministers and introduces proposals for government action.
- Holds positions on parliamentary or local government committees.
- Participates in debates and votes on legislative and other matters.
- Acts as a Party representative within the constituency.
- Represents constituency within the legislature and advises and assists constituents on a variety of issues.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 58% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for elected officer or representative is £23,546
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 368. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for elected officer or representative roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £23,546 per year. That is about £1,962 per month or £12.07 per hour. New workers generally start on £12,480, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £51,958
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 368 people are employed in the region.