Career Options

Careers for Business Management Majors

  • City Planner
  • Hotel Manager
  • FBI Agent
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Government Administrator
  • Retail Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Human Resources Director
  • Operations Manager

Starting administration salary1

The typical starting salary for graduates with a business management degree is $34,057. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $62,411.

Job Titles of People with Business Management Degrees

  • Urban Fellow, Department of Parks and Recreation, Management and Budget
  • Staff Auditor, Georgia Department of Audits
  • Chief Executive Officer, Terra Group
  • Director, Product and Integration Planning, Thomson Reuters
  • Operations Supervisor, Kraft Foods North America
  • Financial Advisor, Stanford Group Company
  • Chief Executive Officer, Dehring Bunting and Golding
  • Account Executive, Ogilvy & Mather
  • Chief Financial and Compliance Officer, GARP Research & Securities Co.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 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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