Career Options

Careers for International Business Majors

  • Logistician
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Importer
  • Exporter
  • International Banking Officer
  • Market Researcher
  • Global Human Resource Specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Development Economist
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Currency Trader
  • Missionary

Starting Salary1

The typical starting salary for an international business major is $32,000. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $88,951.

Job Titles of People with
International Business Degrees

  • Data Standards Specialist, Corporate Business Systems, Coca Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Private Networks Customer Service Specialist, Corning Cable Systems, Berlin, Germany
  • Vice General Manager, Sinochem Hainan Co., Ltd.
  • Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps, West Africa
  • Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative, Ross Marketing Associates
  • MSN Regional Partner Manager, Central Europe, Middle East, Africa, Microsoft Austria

Note: This information is current for the 2020-21 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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