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Business and Management Careers

The education and skills you gain at UMUC can provide you with a competitive edge in the business and management job market.

UMUC's academic programs will prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed for today's competitive job market. But it doesn't stop there. We're committed to your success, and our Career Center is here to help you grow your network, connect with employers, and search for internships or jobs.

General Management and MBA Job Market

Education Requirements for Management and MBA Jobs

78 percent of job listings in the management field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1

Where the Management and MBA Jobs Are

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks second in the nation for management and MBA job listings, behind New York and ahead of Chicago.1

In-Demand Degrees and Majors in Management

Business Administration/Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Management are the top in‐demand majors in management job listings.1

Management and MBA Salaries

Management graduates with experience and a bachelor's degree earn a median salary of $60,000; those with a master's earn a median salary of $76,000.2

MBA graduates earn a median base/starting salary of $95,000.3

View management and MBA career paths, salaries, projected growth and more.4

Top Management and MBA Job Titles

View the top 10 management and MBA titles found in job postings.1

Who's Hiring MBAs and Management Graduates

View the top 10 employers recruiting for MBA and management graduates.1

Accounting and Finance Job Market

Education Requirements for Accounting and Finance Jobs

77 percent of job listings in the accounting and finance field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1

Where the Accounting and Finance Jobs Are

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks fourth in the nation for accounting and finance job listings, behind metropolitan areas for New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.1

In-Demand Majors in Accounting and Finance

Among job listings in the field, Accounting, Business Administration and Finance are the most in‐demand majors in accounting and finance job postings.1

Accounting and Finance Salaries

Experienced accounting majors with a bachelor's degree earn a median salary of $65,000, while those with a master's degree earn $90,000.2

Finance majors with experience and a bachelor's degree earn a median salary of $72,000, while those with a master's degree earn $95,000.2

View accounting and finance career paths, salaries, projected growth and more.4

Top Accounting and Financial Management Job Titles

View the top 10 accounting and finance job titles found most frequently in job postings.1

Who's Hiring in Accounting and Finance

View the top 10 employers recruiting for accounting and finance positions.1

Data Analytics Job Market

Education Requirements for Data Analytics Jobs

90 percent of job listings in the data analytics field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1

Where the Data Analytics Jobs Are

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks third in the nation for data analytics job listings, behind New York and Boston.1

In-Demand Degrees and Majors in Data Analytics

Computer Science, Business Administration/Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Accounting are the top in‐demand majors in data analytics job listings.1 UMUC's master's in Data Analytics is among the first graduate programs in this growing industry.

Data Analytics Salaries

Mean real-time salaries for data analytics job postings range from $97,800 to $108,477.1

Top Data Analytics Job Titles

View the top 10 data analytics titles found in job postings.1

Who's Hiring in Data Analytics

View the top 10 employers recruiting for data analytics jobs.1

Healthcare Management Job Market

Education Requirements for Healthcare Jobs

79 percent of job listings in the healthcare field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1 Of those working in the field, 52 percent hold a bachelor's degree and 41 percent hold a master's.3

Where the Healthcare Jobs Are

The top three metropolitan areas are New York, Boston and Chicago. The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks ninth in the nation for healthcare job listings.1

In-Demand Degrees and Majors in Healthcare

Business Administration is the second most in‐demand major in healthcare job listings.1

Healthcare Salaries

Medical and Health Services Managers earn a median salary of $88,580.2

View healthcare career paths, salaries, projected growth and more.4

Top Healthcare Job Titles

View the top 10 healthcare titles found in job postings.1

Who's Hiring Healthcare Graduates

View the top 10 employers recruiting for healthcare graduates.1

Human Resources Job Market

Education Requirements for Human Resources Jobs

77 percent of job listings in the human resources field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1

Where the Human Resources Jobs Are

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks second in the nation for human resources job listings, behind New York and ahead of Chicago.1

In-Demand Degrees and Majors in Human Resources

Business Administration and Human Resources Management are the top in‐demand majors in human resources job postings.1

Human Resources Salaries

Human Resources Managers earn a median income of $99,720, while Compensation and Benefits Managers earn $95,250 and Training and Development Managers earn $95,400.2

View human resources career paths, salaries, projected growth and more.4

Top Human Resources Job Titles

View the top 10 human resources titles found in job postings.1

Who's Hiring Human Resources Graduates

View the top 10 employers recruiting for human resources graduates.1

Information Technology Management Job Market

Education Requirements for IT Management Jobs

83 percent of job listings in the IT management field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1

Where the IT Management Jobs Are

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks second in the nation for job listings, behind New York and ahead of Los Angeles.1

In-Demand Degrees and Majors in IT Management

Computer Science and Business Administration are the top in‐demand majors for IT management jobs.1

IT Management Salaries

Computer and Information Systems Managers earn a median salary of $120,950, while IT Project Managers earn $81,140.2

View IT Management career paths, salaries, projected growth and more.4

Top IT Management Job Titles

View the top 10 IT management titles found in job postings.1

Who's Hiring IT Management Graduates

View the top 10 employers recruiting for IT management graduates.1

Public Relations and Marketing Job Market

Education Requirements for PR and Marketing Jobs

88 percent of job listings in the PR and marketing field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1

Where the PR and Marketing Jobs Are

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks sixth in the nation for PR and marketing job listings. New York, Boston and Chicago have the most.1

In-Demand Degrees and Majors in Marketing and PR

Business Administration, Marketing and Communications are the top in‐demand majors for PR and marketing jobs.1

PR and Marketing Salaries

Marketing Managers earn a median salary of $119,480, while Public Relations and Fundraising Managers earn $95,450.2

View public relations and marketing career paths, salaries, projected growth and more.4

Top PR and Marketing Job Titles

View the top 10 public relations and marketing titles found in job postings.1

Who's Hiring Marketing and PR Graduates

View the top 10 employers recruiting for marketing and PR graduates.1

Public Safety Management Job Market

Education Requirements for Public Safety Management Jobs

62 percent of job listings in the public safety management field require a bachelor's degree or higher.1

Where the Public Safety Jobs Are

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area ranks first in the nation for public safety job listings, followed by New York and San Francisco.1

In-Demand Degrees and Majors in Public Safety

Business Administration is the top in‐demand major in public safety job listings.1

Public Safety Salaries

Emergency Management Directors, Firefighter Supervisors and Police Supervisors earn median salaries ranging from $59,770 to $78,270.2

View public safety management career paths, salaries, projected growth and more.4

Top Public Safety Management Job Titles

View the top 10 public safety management titles found in job postings.1

Who's Hiring Public Safety Graduates

View the top 10 employers recruiting for public safety graduates.1

Top Management and MBA Job Titles

  1. Business Analyst
  2. Management Analyst
  3. Operations Manager
  4. Office Manager
  5. Customer Service Manager
  6. Facilities Manager
  7. Program Analyst
  8. Business Consultant
  9. CEO
  10. General Manager

Who's Hiring MBAs and Management Graduates

  1. Deloitte
  2. IBM
  3. UnitedHealth Group
  4. JP Morgan Chase
  5. Hospital Corporation of America
  6. FedEx
  7. Avis Budget Group
  8. General Dynamics
  9. Department of Veterans Affairs
  10. Liberty Mutual

Top Accounting and Financial Management Job Titles

  1. Financial Analyst
  2. Accountant/Staff Accountant/Senior Accountant
  3. Controller
  4. Accounting Manager
  5. Financial Advisor
  6. Tax Manager
  7. Director of Finance
  8. Credit Analyst
  9. Branch Manager
  10. Chief Financial Officer

Who's Hiring in Accounting and Finance

  1. JP Morgan Chase
  2. Bank of America
  3. Ernst and Young
  4. Price Waterhouse Coopers
  5. Deloitte
  6. PNC Financial Services Group
  7. CITI
  8. Merrill Lynch
  9. McGladrey
  10. Nasdaq

Top Data Analytics Job Titles

  1. Business Analyst
  2. Data Analyst
  3. Systems Analyst
  4. Financial Analyst
  5. Business Systems Analyst
  6. Solutions Architect
  7. Data Architect
  8. Business Intelligence Developer
  9. Etl Developer
  10. Business Intelligence Analyst

Who's Hiring in Data Analytics

  1. Deloitte
  2. IBM
  3. Amazon.com
  4. UnitedHealth Group
  5. JO Morgan Chase
  6. Liberty Mutual
  7. Capital One
  8. CITI
  9. eBay
  10. Kaiser Permanente

Top Healthcare Job Titles

  1. Director of Nursing
  2. Registered Nurse
  3. Clinical Manager
  4. Medical Director
  5. Chief Nursing Officer
  6. Director of Surgical Services
  7. Nurse Manager
  8. Nursing Home Administrator
  9. Clinical Coordinator
  10. Program Director

Who's Hiring Healthcare Graduates

  1. Hospital Corporation of America
  2. Manorcare
  3. UnitedHealth Group
  4. Catholic Healthcare West
  5. Kindred Healthcare
  6. Providence Health & Services
  7. Davita
  8. Universal Health Services
  9. Parallon Workforce Management
  10. Mentor Network

Top Human Resources Job Titles

  1. Human Resources Manager
  2. Human Resources Generalist
  3. Recruiter
  4. Director of Human Resources
  5. Human Resources Specialist
  6. Training Specialist
  7. Compensation Analyst
  8. Training Manager
  9. Development Coordinator
  10. Technical Recruiter

Who’s Hiring Human Resources Graduates

  1. Amazon.com
  2. Department of Veterans Affairs
  3. Lockheed Martin
  4. Aramark
  5. Hospital Corporation of America
  6. General Dynamics
  7. Deloitte
  8. Liberty Mutual
  9. SAIC
  10. Marsh & McLennan Companies

Top IT Management Job Titles

  1. Project Manager
  2. Systems Administrator
  3. IT Project Manager
  4. Senior Project Manager
  5. IT Specialist
  6. Network Administration
  7. IT Manager
  8. Technical Project Manager
  9. Senior Systems Administrator
  10. Director of IT

Who's Hiring IT Management Graduates

  1. General Dynamics
  2. Deloitte
  3. Computer Sciences Corporation
  4. Northrop Grumman
  5. SAIC
  6. IBM
  7. UnitedHealth
  8. CACI
  9. Lockheed Martin
  10. CITI

Top Logistics Job Titles

  1. Supply Chain Manager
  2. Procurement Manager
  3. Supply Chain Analyst
  4. Logistics Manager
  5. Logistics Analyst
  6. Procurement Specialist
  7. Production Planner
  8. Procurement Analyst
  9. Inventory Analyst
  10. Logistics Management Specialist

Who's Hiring Logistics Graduates

  1. Deloitte
  2. Ryder System Inc.
  3. Northrop Grumman
  4. SAIA Motor
  5. J.C. Penney
  6. Boeing
  7. General Dynamics
  8. CACI
  9. Raytheon
  10. Price Waterhouse Coopers

Top PR and Marketing Job Titles

  1. Marketing Manager
  2. Director of Marketing
  3. Marketing Specialist
  4. Product Manager
  5. Marketing Coordinator
  6. Product Marketing Manager
  7. Marketing Analyst
  8. Communications Manager
  9. Communications Specialist
  10. Director of Business Development

Who's Hiring Marketing and PR Graduates

  1. Deloitte
  2. IBM
  3. Amazon
  4. AT&T
  5. Johnson & Johnson
  6. UnitedHealth Group
  7. JP Morgan Chase
  8. eBay
  9. Google
  10. Kaiser Permanente

Top Public Safety Management Job Titles

  1. Security Manager
  2. Chief of Police
  3. Fire Chief
  4. Director of Security
  5. Emergency Management Specialist
  6. Director of Public Safety
  7. Correctional Lieutenant
  8. Emergency Management Coordinator
  9. Disaster Recovery Manager
  10. Police Captain

Who's Hiring Public Safety Graduates

  1. Transportation Security Administration
  2. Deloitte
  3. Price Waterhouse Coopers
  4. Allied Barton Security Services
  5. Northrup Grumman
  6. Federal Emergency Management Agency
  7. SAIC
  8. HB Maynard Company
  9. AcuTech Consulting
  10. Google

Management and MBA Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Chief Executives Chief Executive Officer (CEO), President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Executive Director, Executive Vice President (EVP), Finance Vice President, General Manager, Operations Vice President No education data available $168,140 3% to 9% Source
General and Operations Managers Operations Manager, General Manager (GM), Director of Operations, Plant Manager, Store Manager, Facilities Manager, Plant Superintendent, Vice President of Operations, Warehouse Manager, Chief Operating Officer (COO) 27% hold a bachelor's degree; no data on master's degree $95,440 3% to 9% Source
Management Analysts Management Analyst, Business Analyst, Administrative Analyst, Employment Programs Analyst, Program Management Analyst, Quality Control Analyst No education data available $78,600 20% to 28% Source
Administrative Services Managers Office Manager, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Officer, Administrative Manager, Administrative Specialist, Administrator, Business Administrator, Business Manager, Director of Operations 28% hold a bachelor's degree; no data on master's degree $81,080 10% to 19% Source
First‐Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Office Manager, Team Leader, Customer Service Manager, Customer Service Supervisor, Office Supervisor, Accounting Manager, Director, Office Coordinator, Accounts Payable Supervisor, Administrative Supervisor 26% hold a bachelor's degree; no data on master's degree $49,330 10% to 19% Source

Information about management and MBA career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.

Accounting and Finance Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Accountants and Auditors Accountant, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Staff Accountant, Accounting Manager, Cost Accountant, General Accountant, Accounting Officer, Business Analyst, Accounting Supervisor, Financial Reporting Accountant, Auditor, Internal Auditor, Auditor‐in‐Charge, Assurance Manager, Audit Manager, Internal Audit Director, Assurance Senior, Audit Partner, Deputy for Audit, Financial Auditor Accounting: 79% hold bachelor's degree, 9% hold master's degree; Auditing: 76% hold bachelor's degree, 20% hold master's degree $63,550 10% to 19% Source
Financial Analyst Financial Analyst, Securities Analyst, Investment Analyst, Equity Research Analyst, Credit Products Officer, Operational Risk Analyst, Planning Analyst, Research Analyst, Real Estate Analyst84% hold bachelor's degree; 16% hold master's degree $76,950 20% to 28% Source
Financial Examiner Bank Secrecy Act Anti‐Money Laundering Officer (BSA/AML Officer), Community Reinvestment Act Officer (CRA Officer), Credit Union Examiner, Credit Union Field Examiner, Examining Officer, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Specialist (HMDA Specialist), Principal Examiner, Senior Capital Markets Specialist, Senior Examiner, Supervisory Examiner 84% hold bachelor's degree; 12% hold master's degree $75,800 20% to 28% Source
Personal Financial Advisor Account Executive, Analyst, Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Financial Advisor, Financial Consultant, Financial Counselor, Financial Planner, Investment Advisor, Portfolio Manager, Registered Representative57% hold bachelor's degree; 25% hold master's degree $67,520 29% or higher Source
Financial Manager Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief School Finance Officer, Comptroller, Controller, Director of Finance, Finance Director, Finance Manager, Finance Vice President, School Treasurer, Treasurer, Branch Manager, Banking Center Manager (BCM), Service Center Manager, Collections Vice President, Consumer Lending Vice President, Consumer Loan Manager, Electronic Services Vice President, Lending Manager, Loan Servicing Vice President, Loan Systems Director Treasurers/Controllers: 37% hold bachelor's degree, 63% hold master's degree $109,740 3% to 9% Source
Budget Analyst Budget Analyst, Budget Officer, Budget and Policy Analyst, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Cost Accountant, Staff Analyst, Accounting Supervisor, Budget Coordinator 65% hold bachelor's degree; 15% hold master's degree $69,280 10% to 19% Source
Purchasing Manager Purchasing Manager, Materials Manager, Director of Purchasing, Commodity Manager, Director of Materials, Director of Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Director, Purchasing Supervisor 75% hold bachelor's degree; 13% hold master's degree$100,170 3% to 9% Source
Loan Officer Loan Officer, Branch Manager, Mortgage Loan Officer, Relationship Manager, Commercial Loan Officer, Mortgage Loan Originator, Business Banking Officer, Commercial Banker, Corporate Banking Officer, Portfolio Manager 32% hold bachelor's degree $59,820 10% to 19% Source
Credit Analyst Credit Analyst, Analyst, Credit Manager, Underwriter, Credit Administrator, Credit and Collections Analyst, Credit Representative, Credit Risk Analyst, Risk Analyst 50% hold bachelor's degree $61,080 20% to 28% Source
Financial Specialist, All Other Financial Quantitative Analysts, Risk Management Specialists, Investment Underwriters and Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts Data varies based on sub‐group $61,1603% to 9% Source
Investment Fund ManagerThis title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway. Data not available $100,890 3% to 9% Source
Securities, Commodities and Financial Services Sales AgentSales Agents, Securities and Commodities, Sales Agents, Financial Services; Securities and Commodities Traders Securities and Commodities sales: 88% hold a bachelor's degree; Financial Services sales: 55% hold a bachelor's degree; Traders: data not available $71,720 10% to 19% Source

Information about accounting and finance career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.

Healthcare Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Medical and Health Services ManagerOffice Manager, Nurse Manager, Health and Social Service Manager, Program Manager, Clinical Director, Director of Nursing, Medical Records Manager, Mental Health Program Manager, Nutrition Services Manager, Practice Administrator52% have bachelor's degree, 41% have master's degree$88,58020% to 28%Source

Information about healthcare career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.

Human Resources Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Human Resources SpecialistCorporate Recruiter, Employment Coordinator, Employment Representative, Employment Specialist, Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources HR Generalist, Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist), Personnel Coordinator, Recruiter, Technical Recruiter Data not available $55,800 20% to 28% Source
Human Resources ManagerHuman Resources Manager (HR Manager), Director of Human Resources, Human Resources Director (HR Director), Employee Benefits Manager, Human Resources Vice President, Employee Relations Manager68% hold a bachelor's degree, 27% hold a master's degree$99,72010% to 19%Source
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist Compensation Analyst, Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist), Human Resources Analyst, Personnel Specialist, Benefits Analyst, Benefits Specialist, Benefits Administrator, Benefits Manager, Human Resources Generalist, Compensation / Benefits Specialist 89% hold a bachelor's degree; no master's degree data available $59,090 3% to 9% Source
Compensation and Benefits Manager Benefits Manager, Compensation Manager, Human Resources Director, Compensation and Benefits Manager, Office Manager, Benefits Coordinator, Business Manager, Compensation Director, Corporate Controller, Director of Compensation Generalist, Compensation / Benefits Specialist 71% hold a bachelor's degree; 24% hold a master's degree $95,2503% to 9% Source
Training and Development SpecialistCorporate Trainer, Computer Training Specialist, Job Training Specialist, Management Development Specialist, Trainer, Training Coordinator, Training Specialist, E‐Learning Developer, Technical Trainer84% hold a bachelor's degree; 13% hold a master's degree$55,93020% to 28%Source
Training and Development ManagerDirector of Education, Education and Development Manager, Manager of Staff Training and Development, Training and Development Coordinator, Training Director, Training Manager, Development Manager, Director of Educational Services, Director of Staff Development, Learning Manager63% hold a bachelor's degree; 25% hold a master's degree$95,40010% to 19%Source
Equal Opportunity Representatives and OfficersInvestigator, Federal Investigator, Affirmative Action Officer, Contract Compliance Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer (EEO Officer), Equal Opportunity Commission Investigator (EOC Investigator), Field Representative, Civil Rights Representative, Complaint Investigations Officer, Human Rights Investigator72% hold a bachelor's degree; no master's degree data available$62,02010% to 19%Source

Information about human resources career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.

IT Management Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Information Technology Project Manager IT Manager, IT Project Manager, Manager of IT, Program Manager, Project Manager, Project Manager/Team Coach, Senior Lead Project Manager, Senior Project Leader/Team Lead, Technical Project Lead (Project Manager), Transition Program Manager 84% hold a bachelor's degree; 16% hold a master's degree $81,140 3% to 9% Source
Computer and Information Systems Manager Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), Information Technology Director (IT Director), Information Systems Director (IS Director), Data Processing Manager, MIS Director (Management Information Systems Director), Information Systems Manager (IS Manager), Information Systems Supervisor (IS Supervisor), Computing Services Director, Director of Application Development, Technical Services Manager Data not available $120,950 10% to 19% Source
Network and Computer Systems Administrator Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator), Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), Information Technology Director (IT Director), Systems Engineer, Network Manager, Network Specialist Data not available $72,560 20% to 28% Source
Web Administrator Corporate Webmaster, Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), Web Site Manager 39% hold a bachelor's degree; 13% hold a master's degree $81,140 3% to 9% Source
Telecommunications Engineering Specialist This title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway. Data not available $91,000 20% to 28% Source

Information about IT management career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Supply Chain Manager Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Director, Global Supply Chain Director, Supply Chain Vice President 67% hold a bachelor's degree; 26% hold a master's degree $100,890 3% to 9% Source
Logistician Integrated Logistics Support Manager (ILS Manager), Logistician, Logistics Team Lead, Production Planner Data not available $72,780 20% to 28% Source
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager Includes category with titles like Logistics Manager, Global Logistics Manager, Integrated Logistics Programs Director, Logistics Solution Manager, Supply Chain Logistics Manager Includes Logistics Managers with 74% holding a bachelor's degree and 17% holding a master's degree $81,830 10% to 19% Source
Purchasing Manager Purchasing Manager, Materials Manager, Director of Purchasing, Commodity Manager, Director of Materials, Director of Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Director, Purchasing Supervisor75% hold a bachelor's degree; 13% hold a master's degree $100,1703% to 9%Source

Information about logistics and supply chain management career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.

Public Relations and Marketing Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Market Research Analyst, Market Analyst, Project Manager, Market Research Consultant, Client Service and Consulting Manager, Market Research Manager, Product Line Manager, Business Development Specialist, Client Services Vice President, Communications Specialist 71% hold a bachelor's degree; 25% hold a master's degre $60,300 29% or higher Source
Marketing Manager Marketing Director, Marketing Manager, Vice President of Marketing, Business Development Manager, Marketing Coordinator, Account Supervisor, Business Development Director, Commercial Lines Manager, Commercial Marketing Specialist, Market Development Manager 84% hold a bachelor's degree $119,480 10% to 19% Source
Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Public Relations Director, Account Supervisor, Account Executive, Public Relations Manager (PR Manager), Communications Director, Community Relations Director, Director of Public Relations, Public Affairs Director, Account Manager, Business Development Director 78% hold a bachelor's degree; 8% hold a master's degree $95,450 10% to 19% Source
Advertising and Promotions ManagerAdvertising Manager, Promotions Director, Advertising Director, Classified Advertising Manager, Marketing Director, Account Executive, Retail Advertising Sales Manager, Advertising Sales Manager, Marketing and Promotions Manager, Marketing Manager54% hold a bachelor's degree$88,59010% to 19% Source
Public Relations SpecialistAccount Executive, Public Affairs Specialist, Public Relations Specialist (PR Specialist), Public Information Officer, Communications Director, Communications Specialist, Public Information Specialist, Public Relations Coordinator, Corporate Communications Specialist, Media Relations Specialist66% hold a bachelor's degree; 15% hold a master's degree$54,17020% to 28% Source
Survey ResearcherResearch Fellow, Field Interviewer, Research Associate, Research Interviewer, Market Survey Representative, Research Assistant, Survey Director, Telephone Interviewer, Research Methodologist, Study Director37% hold a bachelor's degree; 52% hold a master's degree$45,05020% to 28%Source

Information about public relations and marketing career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.

Public Safety Management Career Paths

Career Path Related Job Titles Education Level Median Annual Wages (2012) Projected Growth
(2010-2020)
Source
Emergency Management Director Emergency Planner, Emergency Management Coordinator, Emergency Management System Director (EMS Director), Emergency Preparedness Program Specialist, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Emergency Services Director, Emergency Management Consultant, Emergency Management Director, Emergency Management Program Specialist, Emergency Preparedness Specialist 52% hold bachelor's degree; 26% hold master's degree $59,770 10% to 19% Source
Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor Fire Chief, Fire Captain, Fire Lieutenant, Fire Battalion Chief, Lieutenant Fire Fighter, Fire Marshal, Training Officer, Battalion Fire Chief, Shift Commander, Fire Suppression Captain Bachelor's degree uncommon $68,210 3% to 9% Source
Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor Engine Boss, Fire Captain, Fire Management Officer, Squad Boss, Crew Boss, Firefighter Type One (FFT1), Forestry Technician, County Forest Ranger, Fire Hand Crew Boss, Fire Supervisor Bachelor's degree uncommon $68,210 3% to 9% Source
First-Line Supervisor of Police and DetectivePolice Sergeant, Police Captain, Police Lieutenant, Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Chief of Police, Police Chief, Lieutenant, Police Shift Commander23% hold bachelor's degree$78,270 -2% to 2% Source
First-Line Supervisor of Correctional OfficersCaptain, Correctional Lieutenant, Correctional Officer Captain, Correctional Officer Lieutenant, Correctional Officer Sergeant, Correctional Sergeant, Corrections Sergeant, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Shift Supervisor Bachelor's degree uncommon $57,840 3% to 9% Source
Security Manager This title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway. Data not available $100,890 3% to 9% Source

Information about public safety management career paths, salary levels and job outlook is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (O*Net) Findings.


1 Source: Based on a Burning Glass International study of U.S. business and management job postings in 2012.
2 Source: “Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings,” Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2012. Earnings for bachelor’s degree recipients with professional experience.
3 Source: “2013 Corporate Recruiters Survey,” Graduate Management Admission Council.
4 Source: U.S. Department of Labor's O*Net OnLine.
5 Source: “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020,” Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2013.
6 Source: Based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers report The Job Outlook for the Class of 2014.

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