Lobbyist

What does a Lobbyist do?
A Lobbyist contacts members of Congress and other elected officials to persuade them to support legislation favorable to clients’ interests. A Lobbyist also studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on clients.

How do you prepare?
If you want to be a Lobbyist, a bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of direct experience may be required.

What’s the pay like?
As a Lobbyist in the Northeast Iowa region, you could take home around $2180.47 every two weeks. (Net paycheck estimate, www.salary.com)

For more information
about careers in this field, click here
www.bls.gov/k12/social.htm.
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