Business Management and Administration

Problem solvers, strategists, people who are money-minded – they are all needed in professional and business services. Diverse and exciting professional jobs call for out-of-the-box ideas, whether you are a big picture thinker, or you like to fine-tune the details. There are a number of avenues you can pursue including a career in finance, operations and sales.

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Customer Service Representative $14.70
Office Clerk $14.77
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Executive Secretary and Executive Administrative Assistant $19.35
First Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Workers $19.35
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Administrative Services Manager $39.63

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Administrative Office Specialist Poplar Springs School
Administrative Office Specialist Ponce de Leon High School
Administrative Office Specialist Bethlehem High School
Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Administrative Office Assistant Florida Panhandle Technical College
Business Administration Chipola College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Business/Management Gulf Coast State College

*Salary information source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, August 2016. The final education and wage rate is the decision of the hiring employer.

Note: Entrepreneurial skills are frequently incorporated in different Career Pathways programs to help students prepare to launch and contribute to successful enterprises of all types.

Explore other careers in the area…

Aerospace, Engineering and Technology

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Arts, AV Technology and Communication

Cybersecurity and Information Technology

Health Sciences

Hospitality and Tourism

Manufacturing

…or explore opportunities throughout Northwest Florida.