Management jobs can be found in nearly any business from manufacturing to retail and everything in between. General managers play a critical role in the day-to-day operation and success of every type of company. They divide the work into manageable activities for employees and create teams to help accomplish the goals of the organization. Managers also plan and coordinate events, meet with clients and customers and may even hire new employees. The responsibilities are endless, which requires someone who can lead, communicate and manage time wisely.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management occupations are expected to grow around 8 percent from 2016 to 2026. This results in over 800,000 new jobs in a 10-year period. Some jobs may have a higher growth rate than others depending on the particular field.
Management jobs provide the highest reported wages out of all the major occupation groups. The average annual salary in 2017 was $102,590.
Administrative services managers plan, direct and coordinate a wide range of services for an organization. Industries employing administrative services managers include educational services, healthcare, professional, scientific, finance and government. Employment of administrative service managers is expected to grow by 10 percent, and most have an average salary of around $94.000 peradvertising, marketing managers work closely with top-level executives to create advertising campaigns, run contests, hand out coupons and generate giveaways to draw in business. They may also develop pricing strategies in order to target specific customers and meet with clients to provide advice.
Principals of middle, elementary and high schools fall under the category of management. They oversee the daily operations of school activities, coordinate curriculum for students and work to provide a safe learning environment. These jobs usually require a master's degree in education with prior experience as a teacher.
Other management jobs include food service managers, compensation benefit managers, human resources managers and real estate managers.
Those who enjoy working with people and have excellent leadership skills may enjoy working in one of the many management jobs. Pay is competitive and the employment outlook is excellent.
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