Management Career Information

What jobs can I get? How much can I get paid?

Degrees and certificates in the Management program may lead to the following jobs or careers:

 

Supervisor of Office/Administrative Support Workers

$22.70
Entry Hourly Wage

General/Operations Manager[1]

$36.84
Entry Hourly Wage

Sales Manager[1]

$46.37
Entry Hourly Wage

1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher. Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence


Why is This a Good Career Bet?

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’s targeted occupations lists eight separate business management and administration positions as high-growth areas this year, although some may require education beyond an associate degree.

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects high increase (more than 10%) in management jobs in various fields. More than 20% job growth is projected through 2024 in management positions in administrative services, computer and information systems, marketing, and the top growth area of medical and health services.

​What makes a good manager?

  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to make decisions based on rational thinking
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills to manage people, projects and resources
  • Initiative and self-reliance
  • The ability to research, interpret and use business and financial data

Management positions are available in all types of businesses and industries, such as:

  • Banking and finance
  • Education
  • Food and hospitality industry
  • Government agencies and departments at all levels
  • Health and medical industry
  • Insurance
  • Law enforcement and public safety
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Private businesses of all kinds
  • IT
  • Manufacturing and production
  • Retail sales

Positions include:

  • supervisors
  • first-line managers
  • middle managers
  • top managers
  • administrators
  • directors
  • officers
  • human resource managers
  • labor relations managers