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Starting Salary
$55,000
Job openings
64,005
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
A business analyst is someone who analyzes an organization or business domain (real or hypothetical) and documents its business or processes or systems, assessing the business model or its integration with technology.
Starting Salary
$54,000
Job openings
96,357
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$47,000
Job openings
70,267
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
45,270
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$41,000
Job openings
29,641
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.
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Starting Salary
$20,000
Job openings
14,778
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  San Antonio, TX;  
Job Description:
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents connect buyers and sellers in financial markets. They sell securities to individuals, advise companies in search of investors, and conduct trades.
Starting Salary
$51,000
Job openings
63,495
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
13,797
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
114,918
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Account Executives are responsible for looking after the company's client as well as keeping the company-client relationships at a high standard. Their goal is to increase the amount of business a company does with those clients.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
58,704
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  San Francisco, CA;  
Job Description:
Personal financial advisors give financial advice to people. They help with investments, taxes, and insurance decisions.
Starting Salary
$33,000
Job openings
20,762
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
27,335
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Memphis, TN;  Phoenix, AZ;  
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
38,483
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Columbus, OH;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
49,226
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
A Quality Assurance Analyst tests software and other computer applications to ensure that there are no defects and that it is made to meet the company's standards. They also recommend program improvements and corrections to programmers.
Starting Salary
$20,000
Job openings
31,238
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Public relations specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent. They design media releases to shape public perception of their organization and to increase awareness of its work and goals.
Starting Salary
$61,000
Job openings
75,609
Top Locations:
San Francisco, CA;  New York, NY;  San Jose, CA;  
Job Description:
A Quality Assurance Engineer develops and executes exploratory and automated tests for new and existing products to meet client needs. They monitor the debugging process and track quality assurance metrics.
Starting Salary
$53,000
Job openings
64,960
Top Locations:
Washington, DC;  New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$18,000
Job openings
230,226
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Las Vegas, NV;  
Job Description:
Customer service representatives interact with customers to handle complaints, process orders, and provide information about an organization’s products and services.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
30,168
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
An Operation Supervisor coordinates the daily activities of an operations unit. They determine the workflow and scheduling of workers, complete reports, and implement operational policies and procedures.
Starting Salary
$37,000
Job openings
35,818
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$35,000
Job openings
38,603
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
37,673
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
A Warehouse Supervisor maintains inventory and supplies through receiving, storing, and delivering items. They also hire employees, create schedules, and monitor stock levels at the warehouse.
Starting Salary
$53,000
Job openings
34,719
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Raleigh, NC;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products.
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
97,146
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
22,992
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
53,758
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called computer user support specialists, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.
Starting Salary
$64,000
Job openings
52,513
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
Starting Salary
$66,000
Job openings
23,104
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Atlanta, GA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and are secure from unauthorized access.
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
25,339
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.
Starting Salary
$33,000
Job openings
24,659
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Miami, FL;  
Job Description:
Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
16,467
Top Locations:
Clinton, IA;  New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
The key role of a Credit Analyst consists of assessing the credit-worthiness of existing or prospective clients. They analyze financial records like the earnings, savings, payments, and purchases of companies or individuals, as well as analyze their liquidity, profitability, and credit histories.
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
23,028
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
An Instructor works with individuals through providing them support and instruction. They initiate various program goals and team objectives and solve problems. They may instruct individuals in swimming, biology, esthetics, or fitness.
Starting Salary
$48,000
Job openings
52,530
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Charlotte, NC;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Operations research analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help organizations investigate complex issues, identify and solve problems, and make better decisions.
Starting Salary
$54,000
Job openings
37,811
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Baton Rouge, LA;  
Job Description:
A Quality Assurance Tester is responsible for evaluating software quality through manual and automated testing. They collaborate with the IT department and business units for executing and validating various quality tests.
Starting Salary
$68,000
Job openings
19,652
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Saint Louis, MO;  Minneapolis, MN;  
Job Description:
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and procedures and design information systems solutions to help the organization operate more efficiently and effectively. They bring business and information technology (IT) together by understanding the needs and limitations of both.
Starting Salary
$53,000
Job openings
29,595
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
Starting Salary
$67,000
Job openings
28,731
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
39,372
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.
Starting Salary
$50,000
Job openings
42,013
Top Locations:
Boston, MA;  Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
42,688
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.
Starting Salary
$42,000
Job openings
51,859
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.
Starting Salary
$15,000
Job openings
10,209
Top Locations:
Detroit, MI;  New York, NY;  Memphis, TN;  
Job Description:
Tellers are responsible for accurately processing routine transactions at a bank. These transactions include cashing checks, depositing money, and collecting loan payments.
Starting Salary
$41,000
Job openings
17,554
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Starting Salary
$47,000
Job openings
23,467
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Pleasanton, CA;  
Job Description:
Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
21,918
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Secretaries and administrative assistants perform clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, prepare documents, schedule appointments, and support other staff.
Starting Salary
$32,000
Job openings
44,389
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
38,220
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
29,987
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Public relations specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent. They design media releases to shape public perception of their organization and to increase awareness of its work and goals.
Starting Salary
$65,000
Job openings
11,681
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.
Starting Salary
$32,000
Job openings
159,288
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.

Business/Commerce Major Jobs

Average Salary For a Business/Commerce Major

As a business/commerce major, you might be surprised with how much your salary might vary depending on the industry you choose to work in. For example, if you were to work in the government industry, you might only make $53,913 annually, but you could make $67,219 in the insurance industry. If salary is the most important thing to you, then you should choose the industry you want to work in carefully.

1. Insurance
$67,219
Avg. Salary
$49k
$78k
2. Finance
$63,857
Avg. Salary
$49k
$78k
3. Health Care
$61,810
Avg. Salary
$49k
$78k
4. Technology
$61,475
Avg. Salary
$49k
$78k
5. Manufacturing
$60,498
Avg. Salary
$49k
$78k

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