With a Bachelor’s degree in business, graduates can enter a quickly expanding and highly lucrative industry. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 10% increase in business and financial operations positions from 2016 to 2026. This increase is projected to generate approximately 773,800 new jobs.
An increased reliance on market research, a growing economy, and globalization all drive job growth in the business and finance sector. In the coming years, market research analysts will see a 23% increase in opportunities, while management analysts will experience a 14% growth.
Business professionals earn $67,710 annually, over $30,000 more than the median income in the United States. Of course that amount varies internationally, but there is an unmistakable pattern. Business graduates who become management consultants or financial analysts can expect an income exceeding $80,000 a year.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) pinpoints the 2019 median annual salary for all management-related occupations around $105,000.
Median Annual Salary Projected Growth Rate
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||➝||$146,360||11%|
|Market Research Analysts||➝||$63,790||20%|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||➝||$100,980||18%|
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) pinpoints the 2019 median annual salary for all management-related occupations around $105,000.