Career Pathways in Business, Management, & Administration

A career in business, management, and administration requires certain skills and education depending on job requirements. Skills include planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to productive business operations. Popular high-school courses include: Intro to Business Futures, Marketing & Sales, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, and Web Design.

Training in the Following Career Skills

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High School Diploma or Equivalent Career Options

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

$40,240.00/yr

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Cargo and Freight Agents

$43,210.00/yr

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Computer Operators

$45,840.00/yr

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File Clerks

$37,290.00/yr

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Couriers and Messengers

$28,720.00/yr

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Customer Service Representatives

$33,750.00/yr

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Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services

$24,700.00/yr

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Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

$59,340.00/yr

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Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

$40,390.00/yr

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Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

$39,660.00/yr

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Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

$34,060.00/yr

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Legal Secretaries

$46,360.00/yr

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Medical Secretaries

$35,760.00/yr

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Office Clerks, General

$32,730.00/yr

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Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

$45,050.00/yr

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Postal Service Mail Carriers

$55,210.00/yr

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Receptionists and Information Clerks

$29,140.00/yr

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Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

$33,030.00/yr

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Tax Preparers

$39,390.00/yr

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Transportation Managers

$94,730.00/yr

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Associate Degree Career Options

No associate degree career options available at this time.

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Bachelor's Degree Career Options

Biofuels / Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers

$140,760.00/yr

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Wind Energy Operations Managers

$107,480.00/yr

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Cost Estimators

$64,040.00/yr

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Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

$66,040.00/yr

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Art Directors

$92,780.00/yr

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Technical Writers

$62,170.00/yr

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Accountants and Auditors

$70,500.00/yr

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Administrative Services Managers

$96,180.00/yr

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Advertising and Promotions Managers

$117,130.00/yr

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Biomass Power Plant Managers

$103,380.00/yr

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Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products

$62,750.00/yr

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Chief Executives

$189,600.00/yr

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Computer and Information Systems Managers

$142,530.00/yr

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Construction Managers

$93,370.00/yr

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Energy Auditors

$70,530.00/yr

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Compliance Officers

$68,860.00/yr

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Financial Analysts

$85,660.00/yr

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Financial Managers, Branch or Department

$127,990.00/yr

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Human Resources Managers

$113,300.00/yr

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Industrial Production Managers

$103,380.00/yr

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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

$63,120.00/yr

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Marketing Managers

$134,290.00/yr

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Medical and Health Services Managers

$99,730.00/yr

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Operations Research Analysts

$83,390.00/yr

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Public Relations Managers

$114,800.00/yr

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Purchasing Managers

$62,750.00/yr

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Social and Community Service Managers

$65,320.00/yr

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Training and Development Managers

$111,340.00/yr

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Treasurers and Controllers

$127,990.00/yr

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Doctorate or Professional Degree Career Options

Economists

$104,340.00/yr

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Farm and Home Management Advisors

$49,840.00/yr

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Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

$97,260.00/yr

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Survey Researchers

$57,700.00/yr

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*Information provided by CareerOneStop which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

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Continue to Explore this Pathway

Continue exploring this career path and building your plan! Find electives and Advanced Placement courses at your school aligned with this pathway, consider registering for a Kirkwood Career Academy, register for an internship or job shadow, and look for summer programs that will help you continue to build your knowledge and skills.