The public sector is a major employer in the U.S. and in most countries around the world. In the U.S., public sector jobs account for nearly 10 percent of the total employment. Public sector jobs include those provided by the federal, state and local governments. Opportunities cover nearly every profession, including teaching, health, social work, police and the armed forces.
Learn about potential careers in the public sector, and the skills and training that you need to succeed in this area.