Some of the skills we found on business development manager resumes included "customer service," "crm," and "healthcare." We have detailed the most important business development manager responsibilities below.
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We've found that 73.6% of business development managers have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 13.9% earned their master's degrees before becoming a business development manager. While it's true that most business development managers have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every nine business development managers did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those business development managers who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or marketing degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for business development managers include communication degrees or management degrees.
When you're ready to become a business development manager, you might wonder which companies hire business development managers. According to our research through business development manager resumes, business development managers are mostly hired by Oracle, Facebook, and Amazon. Now is a good time to apply as Oracle has 450 business development managers job openings, and there are 117 at Facebook and 104 at Amazon.
Since salary is important to some business development managers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Shearman & Sterling, Mayo Clinic, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. If you were to take a closer look at Shearman & Sterling, you'd find that the average business development manager salary is $194,394. Then at Mayo Clinic, business development managers receive an average salary of $188,904, while the salary at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is $186,964.
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If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Cisco, American Express, and IBM. These three companies have hired a significant number of business development managers from these institutions.
For the most part, business development managers make their living in the technology and professional industries. Business development managers tend to make the most in the finance industry with an average salary of $103,515. The business development manager annual salary in the manufacturing and technology industries generally make $97,625 and $95,311 respectively. Additionally, business development managers who work in the finance industry make 6.7% more than business development managers in the hospitality Industry.