When it comes to jobs in the Business Management and Administration career cluster, many positions depend on work experiences more than levels of education. Several Premier High Schools located in areas where there is a high demand for workers in business management and administration related positions offer a CTE pathway in business management and administration. If you are interested in a job in this sector, getting the advanced experience through a CTE program can help you get ahead in pursuing the career of your choice.
- Accountant and Auditor
- Legal Secretary
- Executive Secretary and Administrative Assistant
- Receptionist and Information Clerk
- Job Description: Engage in the development of mathematical theory or apply statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. Many specialize in fields such as biostatistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, economic statistics, or other fields.
- Growth: 13.07%
- Wage: $72,600
- Openings: 10
- Education: Master’s degree. The majority of employees have more than a college degree.
Accountant and Auditor
- Job Description: Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records for the purpose of giving advice or preparing statements. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
- Growth: 21.65%
- Wage: $59,430
- Openings: 498
- Education: Bachelor’s degree. The majority of employees have a four year college degree.
- Job Description: Perform secretarial duties utilizing specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
- Growth: 18.44%
- Wage: $39,860
- Openings: 84
- Education: Post-secondary award. The majority of employees have a high school degree.
Executive Secretary and Administrative Assistant
- Job Description: Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
- Growth: 12.82%
- Wage: $40,030
- Openings: 419
- Education: Moderate-term on-the-job training. Most employees have some college.\
Receptionist and Information Clerk
- Job Description: Answer inquiries and obtain information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties. Provide information regarding activities conducted at establishment; location of departments, offices, and employees within organization.
- Growth: 15.18%
- Wage: $24,550
- Openings: 480
- Education: Short-term on-the-job training. Most employees have a high school diploma.
While only five occupations are highlighted here, students can find more information at America’s Career InfoNet, Competency Model Clearinghouse, Occupational Information Network, and the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.