Most section leaders list "customer service," "data entry," and "clearance" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important section leader responsibilities here:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a section leader. We found that 58.9% of section leaders have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 6.5% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most section leaders have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every seven section leaders were not college graduates.
The section leaders who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied music and business, while a small population of section leaders studied criminal justice and general education, specific areas.
Once you're ready to become a section leader, you should explore the companies that typically hire section leaders. According to section leader resumes that we searched through, section leaders are hired the most by Raytheon Company, Dignity Health, and Corning. Currently, Raytheon Company has 12 section leader job openings, while there are 3 at Dignity Health and 2 at Corning.
If you're interested in companies where section leaders make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at Coustic-Glo International, General Electric, and University-Minnesota Physician. We found that at Coustic-Glo International, the average section leader salary is $126,050. Whereas at General Electric, section leaders earn roughly $115,177. And at University-Minnesota Physician, they make an average salary of $114,788.
The industries that section leaders fulfill the most roles in are the education and manufacturing industries. But the highest section leader annual salary is in the government industry, averaging $98,246. In the manufacturing industry they make $95,616 and average about $87,139 in the retail industry. In conclusion, section leaders who work in the government industry earn a 31.7% higher salary than section leaders in the education industry.