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Management Careers

★ Computer/Information Systems Managers | Bachelor's Degree | $127,640/year

You may also see these managers called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers. Like business and technology? With only a bachelor's degree, these professionals are high earners! There is also a 15% growth in this career field. Read our article Become a Information System Manager for more information.

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Entrepreneur | Degree & Income Varies

Entrepreneurs plays a vital role in society. Read one business owner's first-hand account of the benefits and challenges of being a small business owner.

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★ Financial Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $117,990/year

Financial managers maintain the financial health of an organization by developing strategies and plans for long-term financial goals, producing financial reports, and direct investment activities. Read our article Become a Financial Manager for more information.

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Training and Development Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $102,640/year

Training and development managers direct, plan, and coordinate programs to better develop the skills and knowledge of an organization's workers to help make them more productive. Read our article Become a Training Development Manager for more information.

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Architectural and Engineering Manager | Master's Degree | $132,800/year

An architectural and engineering manager direct, plan, and coordinate activities, as well as, spend time supervising employees in architectural and engineering companies. Read our article Become an Architectural and Engineering Manager for more information.

Administrative Services Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $86,110

Administration service managers typically supervise activities and maintain the facilities of an organization to include office upkeep, record keeping, distributing supplies, and mail distribution that allow organization's to operate efficiently. Read our article Become a Administrative Services Manager for more information.

Medical and Health Services Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $94,500/year

Medial and health services managers plan, direct, and coordinate the delivery of healthcare and are sometimes referred to as healthcare executives or healthcare administrators. Read our article Become a Medical and Health Services Manager for more information.

Management Analyst | Bachelor's Degree | $80,880/year

A management analyst investigate ways to help an organization reduce costs, increase revenue, and become more profitable. There is a 14% growth in this career field. Read our article Become a Management Analyst for more information.

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Human Resource Manager | Bachelor's-Master's Degree | $102,780/year

A human resources manager assists a company with hiring, interviewing, screening, staffing issues, payroll, and much more. There is 9% growth, which is above the national average. Read our article Become a Human Resource Manager for more information.

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Compensation and Benefits Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $111,430/year

Compensation managers plan, develop, and oversee programs to determine how an organization pays their employees and how much the employees are paid. Read our article Become a Compensation and Benefits Manager for more information.

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Public Relations Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $101,510/year

A public relations manager coordinates and implements plans and/or creates materials that will preserve or increase the public image of an employer, client, or organization. There is a 7% growth in this career field. Read our article Become a Public Relations Manager for more information.

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Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers | Bachelor's Degree | $123,450/year

Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers plan promotional or advertising strategies to promote a product or service. They often test those strategies with focus groups prior to launch. Read our article Become a Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing Manager for more information.

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Property Manager | Growth Rate 8% | $54,270/year

A property manager has the responsibility of taking care of commercial, industrial, or residential properties. They oversee the properties maintence and appearance and show the property to prospect renters. They also have the task of paying the properties taxes, insurance, and keeping proper records of the real estate in their care. Read our article Become a Property Manager for more information.

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Emergency Management Director | Bachelor's Degree | $67,330/year

An emergency management director designs emergency response plans and procedures to respond to emergencies such as natural disasters. Become an Emergency Management Director for more information.

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Industrial Production Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $93,940/year

Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants. They monitor the plant's workers to ensure they meet safety standards. Read our article Become an Industrial Production Manager for more information.

Purchasing Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $108,120/year

Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents and plan, direct, and coordinate the buying of products, services, or materials for retailers organizations, or wholesalers. Read our article Become a Purchasing Manager do for more information.

Postsecondary Education Administrator | Master's Degree | $88,580/year

Postsecondary teachers work with students in many different subjects beyond the high school level. Read our article Become a Postsecondary Education Administrator for more information.

School Principal | Master's Degree | $90,410

Elementary, middle, and high school principals work year round in private and public schools managing school operations and day to day school activities. Read our article Become a Principal for more information.

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Preschool and Childcare Center Director | Bachelor's Degree | $45,670

Preschool/Childcare directors are responsible for all aspects of the daily activities, planning, and budgets of their center's program to include the supervision and leadership of staff with the caring and teaching of children. Read our article Become a Preschool Director for more information.

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Farmer, Rancher, or Agricultural Manager | On-the-Job | $64,170

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers operate establishments that produce livestock, crops, and vegetables and produce enough crops and livestock to feed populations of people as well as having enough to export. Read our article Become a Farmer, Rancher, or Agricultural Manager for more information.

Social Community Service Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $63,530

Social community service managers work for private for-profit service companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies coordinating and supervising social service programs and community organizations. Read our article Become a Social Community Service Manager for more information.

Natural Science Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $120,160

A natural science manager oversees the work of physicists, scientists biologist, and chemists. Read our article Become a Natural Science Manager for more information.

Management Projections

In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that management positions are expected to grow at a 0.2% rate until 2024. Management of Companies and enterprises is the top career industry with the most employment. The management of land subdivision is the highest paid. You might want to consider getting a bachelor's degree if you have not done so already. The BLS reports that management positions generally require applicants to have a bachelor's degree. Good news though, the median salary reported by the BLS for managers is $$112,490.

Information on this page was pulled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov).