The job market for Management majors is broad and our Management graduates have found jobs such as human resources, compensation or benefits specialists, purchasing, administration executives, administration assistants, administrative support, data entry and analysis, healthcare administration and support, insurance or medical claims and billing, and many others. Some of our graduates choose to continue their education in graduate school resulting in successful careers in many of these fields at an even higher level.
The job outlook for individuals with Management degrees continues to improve. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between the years 2014 and 2024 there will be an increase of 121,200 (8.3%) jobs for supervisors of office and administrative support workers. Human Resources Specialist's will find about 139,300 new jobs between 2014 and 2024 and there will be a need for an additional 46,600 HR managers in the same period.
Earnings potential for graduates with management degrees vary widely depending on many factors including the geographic location, the industry you choose, position, skills and experience. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual income for office and administrative support occupations is $35,530 while supervisors of these workers earn an annual average of $54,400. Individuals working in human resources average $62,590 annually while operations specialty managers average as much as $117,200 annually. The average annual income for CEO is $180,700.
A Bachelors degree qualifies an individual for most entry-level positions. However, a graduate degree will significantly increase the potential of obtaining many positions as well as earning potential.