Business Management and Administration

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Industry Overview

By far the largest career cluster, based on employment numbers, is Business Management and Administration. This cluster contains a large and varied group of what most would consider ‘office jobs.’ Many of the pathways within this cluster (including operations, support, human resources, and general management) are the same as they have been for quite some time although though they may now utilize new technology. Education required for careers within this cluster can range from a high school diploma for data entry or many sales positions to various levels of college degrees for other positions. The requirements for these career paths are as varied as the careers themselves.

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Account Executive (Sales) - Renee

Career Overview

A sales account executive has the job of maintaining current advertising accounts as well as looking for new ones. Renee, the executive featured in the video, works for a television station.

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$24,000 /yr
$51,000 /yr
$115,000 /yr

Beach Service Manager - David

Career Overview

A beach service manager manages all of the beach services including bike, beach chair, and jet ski rentals at a resort.

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$30,000 /yr
$44,000 /yr
$62,000 /yr

Corporate Director of Strategic Planning - Hong

Career Overview

A director of strategic planning typically works on developing business plans to help an organization to grow and become more profitable. Hong, the director featured in the video, works for a healthcare system.

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$71,000 /yr
$118,000 /yr
$162,000 /yr

Customer Service Representative (Utility) - Leighann

Career Overview

A customer service representative is responsible for dealing with customer issues including taking payments, setting up new accounts, and dealing with complaints. Leighann, the representative featured in the video, works for a utility company. Salaries listed are hourly rates of pay.

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$10 /yr
$15 /yr
$25 /yr

Entrepreneur

Career Overview

An entrepreneur is a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.

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$50,000 /yr
$95,000 /yr
$171,000 /yr

Human Resources Manager

Career Overview

Human resource managers coordinate all administrative functions within an organization including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and advising top management on strategic planning.

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$52,000 /yr
$90,000 /yr
$160,000 /yr

Human Resources Organizational Development - Brittany

Career Overview

A human resources organizational development consultant is responsible for organizing orientation and other special projects within an organization (e.g., various training programs). In addition, they may spend time coaching leaders to help them to understand various workplace situations and how to best deal with them.

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$34,000 /yr
$59,000 /yr
$101,000 /yr

Medical and Health Services Manager (Healthcare Administrator)

Career Overview

Medical and Health Services Managers manage medical facilities, departments, or practices for groups of physicians. They keep up with changes in legislation and make sure their facilities conform to all regulations.

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$37,000 /yr
$75,000 /yr
$100,000 /yr

OBGYN Business Development Director - Ashley

Career Overview

An OBGYN business development director has the job of improving the OBGYN program by analyzing areas including services provided, financing, and marketing.

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$34,000 /yr
$59,000 /yr
$101,000 /yr

Office Manager - Ginny

Career Overview

An office manager manages everything in an office including human resources, bookkeeping, and inventory.

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$30,000 /yr
$46,000 /yr
$73,000 /yr

Organizational Development Specialist - Candys

Career Overview

An organizational development specialist is responsible for organizing orientation and leadership programs for an organization. In addition, they may spend time coaching leaders to help them to understand various workplace situations and how to best deal with them.

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$34,000 /yr
$59,000 /yr
$101,000 /yr

Physician Recruiter - Bobby

Career Overview

A physician recruiter finds and screens potential applicants for the job of physician within a hospital or healthcare system. They may also arrange travel for the applicants who are invited for interviews and be involved in the contract negotiations.

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$65,000 /yr
$75,000 /yr
$90,000 /yr

Recruitment Manager - Carie

Career Overview

A recruitment manager manages the recruitment and hiring of employees in an organization.

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$38,000 /yr
$59,000 /yr
$100,000 /yr

Restaurant Manager - Jean

Career Overview

A restaurant manager is in charge of every aspect of the restaurant including the hiring and managing of all staff, the ordering of all equipment and supplies, and ensuring customer satisfaction at all times.

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$29,000 /yr
$50,000 /yr
$87,000 /yr

Service Manager - Peggy

Career Overview

A service manager in a car dealer hires and supervises all of the employees in the service department.

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$35,000 /yr
$54,000 /yr
$91,000 /yr