Business Career Opportunities – Undergraduate Degrees

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Prepare for a Challenging and Financially Rewarding Business Career

A degree in business can open the door to a wide variety of career options across the industry spectrum. Employment in business and financial operations, as well as management occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations, adding more than 400,000 new jobs. While overall employment of advertising, promotions, and marketing managers is projected to grow 6 percent in the same time period.

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Popular Business Careers

Financial Analyst

National Median Annual Salary
$83,660/year
5% growth increase thru 2029
Local Estimated Base Salary
$56,957year
Updated May 2021
Top Companies for Financial Analysts in Kentucky
EY
$124,813
World Bank
$106,986
Liberty Mutual Insurance
$96,818
Bachelor typically required for entry-level positions

Sales Manager

National Median Annual Salary
$66,130/year
4% growth increase thru 2029
Local Estimated Base Salary
$63,489/year
Updated May 2021
Top Companies for Sales Managers in Kentucky
AT&T
$124,268
PepsiCo
$120,353
Spectrum
$96,111
Bachelor typically required for entry-level positions

Market Research Analyst

National Median Annual Salary
$65,810/year
18% growth increase thru 2029
Local Estimated Base Salary
$80,459/year
Updated May 2021
Top Companies for Market Researchers in Kentucky
JPMorgan Chase
$120,426
EY
$95,605
NRG
$85,868
Bachelor typically required for entry-level positions

*National job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook.
*Local job opportunities data is based on estimated base pay and figures from Indeed.com.

Business Administration Careers

  • Auditors
  • Financial Planner
  • Cost Estimator
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Buyer
  • Management
  • Analyst
  • Data Research Analyst
  • Marketing
  • Sales Professional

Business Management Careers

  • Business Analyst
  • Account Manager
  • Business Unit Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Sales Executive
  • Financial Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Marketing Manager

Marketing Careers

  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Art Director
  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Business Unit Manager
  • VP Marketing, Buyer
  • Store Manager
  • Sales Trainee
  • Sales Representative
  • Key Account Representative
  • Sales Manager
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Sales Executive

Public Accounting Careers

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Planner
  • Cost Estimator
  • CPA
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Buyer
  • Management Analyst
  • Data Research Analyst

Risk Management & Insurance Careers

  • Risk Manager
  • Risk Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Financial Planner
  • Underwriter
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Claims Specialist
  • Claims Representative
  • Insurance Agent
  • Insurance Broker
  • Business Management Analyst
  • Data Research Analyst
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