Petra Wagner works for the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) and is also a member of the Austrian National Council. She holds several political roles: member of the municipal council of the municipality of Rudersdorf, manager of the FPÖ2016-2017, member of the national party executive of the FPÖ, district party leader of the FPÖ Jennersdorf and local party leader of the FPÖ.
As a graduate nurse, Petra worked in disaster areas such as Iran. Currently, she is the managing director of Wagner Pflegeheim Betriebs GmbH. She has also been awarded the golden medal of Burgenland, Austria.