There are a variety of career opportunities for those who graduate with a degree in business. Here are a few Business Administration Jobs:

Appraisers

Appraisers and assessors of real estate estimate the value of land and the buildings on the land usually before it is sold, mortgaged, taxed, insured, or developed. Although appraisers and assessors of real estate work in offices, they often spend a large part of their day visiting properties. Most work full time during regular business hours. (BLS.gov, 2012)

Quick Facts: Training and Development Specialists
2012 Median Pay $ 55,930 per year
$ 26.89 per hour
Entry-Level Education Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation Less than 5 years
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2012 228,800
Job Outlook, 2012 – 22 15% (faster than average)
Employment Change, 2012 – 22 35,400

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that the median annual wage for Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate in 2012 was $49,540. The educational requirements for working as an appraiser or assessor can vary greatly depending on state and property type being assessed. In all states though, the individual must be certified according to that state’s policies.

Personal Financial Advisors

Personal financial advisors give financial advice to people. They help with investments, taxes, and insurance decisions. Most personal financial advisors work in the finance and insurance industry or are self-employed. They typically work full time and may meet with clients in the evenings or on weekends. (BLS.gov, 2012)

Quick Facts: Personal Financial Advisors
2012 Median Pay $ 67,520 per year
$ 32.46 per hour
Entry-Level Education Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2012 223,400
Job Outlook, 2012 – 22 27% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2012 – 22 60,300

According to the BLS, the 2012 the median pay for a Personal Financial Advisor was $67,520 per year. A bachelor’s degree is required to work in this career and a master’s degree and/or certification can improve an individual’s chance for employment and career advancement.

Training and Development – For The People

Training and development specialists help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge. They work in nearly every industry and spend much of their time working with people, giving presentations, and leading training activities. (Bls.gov, 2012)

According to the BLS, the 2012 the median pay for a Training and Development Specialist was $55,930 per year. A bachelor’s degree is required to be a Training and Development Specialist.  On top of the degree these specialists all need work experience and strong communication skills.