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
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerk $15.45
Information and Record Clerk $15.49
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
First Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Workers $22.99
Financial Analyst $29.35
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Computer System Analyst $30.84
Computer Network Architect $34.24
Human Resource Manager $35.97
Financial Manager $41.59

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Administrative Office Specialist Freeport Middle School
Administrative Office Specialist Paxton Middle School
Administrative Office Specialist Walton Middle School
Administrative Office Specialist Seaside Neighborhood School
Administrative Office Specialist Walton High School
Administrative Office Specialist Freeport High School
Administrative Office Specialist South Walton High School
Administrative Office Specialist Paxton High School
Administrative Office Specialist Seacoast Collegiate High School
Business Management and Analysis South Walton High School
Accounting Application South Walton High School
Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Accounting Northwest Florida State College
Administrative Office Specialist Emerald Coast Technical College
Business Northwest Florida State College
Human Resource Management Northwest Florida State College
Management and Supervision Northwest Florida State College
Medical Administrative Specialist Emerald Coast Technical College
Office Administration Northwest Florida State College
Project Management Northwest Florida State College
Web Application Development and Programming Emerald Coast Technical College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Accounting University of West Florida
Computer Science University of West Florida
Finance University of West Florida
Human Resources Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
International Marketing Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Technical Management Information Security Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

*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.


For more information about career and technical education in Walton County middle and high schools, please visit Walton County Career and Technical Education.


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