Training and Education
|Recommended Degree Level||Associate or Higher|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||338,520|
|Annual Job Growth Rate||2.9%|
|Job Openings per Year (est.)||24,940|
If you want to pursue this career, you will benefit from having work experience in a related occupation. The percentage of employees with a 4 year degree is 55%. According to 2008 data 27% of business managers have attended college, but do not have a degree. Among workers, 17% have a high-school diploma, but no college education.
Part-Time Work and Self-Employment
7% of employees work on a part-time basis. 60% of the time, people working as business managers are their own boss.
Area Job Conditions
Jobs for this occupation are most common in Bloomington (Illinois), Champaign (Illinois), and Decatur (Illinois), but are rarer in York (Pennsylvania), Tyler (Texas), and Longview (Texas).
Business managers are paid comparatively more in San Jose (California), Detroit (Michigan), and San Francisco (California) and comparatively less in Johnson City (Tennessee), Muncie (Indiana), and Morristown (Tennessee).