Career Clusters

Business Management and Admnistration is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of business organizations, whether managing the company as an owner, executive, receptionist or helping to support the business as an admnistrative assistant.

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Check out the Illinois State Board of Education Career Guide to explore career paths!

Is this for me?

  • Decision maker
  • Multi-task
  • Leader
  • Strong communicator
  • Good at numbers


Job Facts and Wages

  • $142, 387- $40, 545 per year
  • Regularly work with a group or as part of a team
  • Often work indoors. Rarely work outdoors unless they are playing golf with clients or attending outdoor events.


Skills and Trainings

  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Think of original, unusual, or creative ways to solve problems.
  • Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work.
  • Go back and fourth between two or more activities or sources of information without being confused.
  • Decide how to spend money to get the work done and keep track of how the money was used.
  • Solve problems by bringing others to discuss differences.


Source: Illinois Pathways