Career Options

Careers for Business Economics Majors

  • Stock Broker
  • IT Project Manager
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Risk Manager
  • Market Analyst
  • Think Tank Researcher/Scholar
  • Banker
  • Health Care Administrator
  • City Planner
  • Social Entrepreneur

Starting Salary1

The typical starting salary for a business economics major is $43,400. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $84,456.

Job Titles of People with Business Economics Degrees

  • Founder, The ACT Review, LLC
  • Global Business Services Rep, IBM
  • Certified Financial Planner, Fountain Professional Group
  • Economy Teacher, Peace Corps
  • Chief Technology Officer, Interactive Data Corp.
  • President, Sciabica’s Olive Oil, Inc.
  • Founder, American Capital Properties

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.


  1. Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit
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