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How will your business management education stack up?

Here is some information to help you compare your business management education with business management education around the nation. There are 734 traditional business management schools in the US.

Top Schools

The top institutions in the US in 2010 that had business management programs were:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, New York
  2. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  3. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, California

Student Demographics

In 2010, 11,484 students earned degrees in business management in the US. Of these students, 1,882 graduated from certificate programs in business management, 6,661 graduated from undergraduate programs in business management, and 2,941 graduated from graduate-level programs in business management.


Students can pursue education in business management at the following levels:

  • Associate's Degree in Business Management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
  • Master's Degree in Business Management
  • Doctoral Degree in Business Management
  • Certificate in Business Management

During the course of their business management education, students can hope to gain the following skills and/or knowledge:

  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Economics
  • Administration and Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Written and Verbal Communication


Students at business management schools around the nation paid an average of $21,332 in tuition fees per year in 2010. The business management schools charging the highest tuition were:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, New York, students paid $41,316
  2. George Washington University - located in Washington, Washington DC, students paid $41,655
  3. Carnegie Mellon University - located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, students paid $40,920

The business management schools charging the lowest tuition were:

  1. University of North Carolina at Asheville - located in Asheville, North Carolina, students paid $4,330
  2. East Carolina University - located in Greenville, North Carolina, students paid $4,477
  3. University of Central Florida - located in Orlando, Florida, students paid $4,526

How will your business management job compare?

Business administrator is the profession of choice for a large number of business management graduates. In 2010, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 240,320 business administrators working in the US. The largest populations of business administrators are in the following states:

  1. California - 27,790 Business Administrators
  2. Texas - 23,960 Business Administrators
  3. New York - 17,170 Business Administrators

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of people working as a business administrator will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 296,250 business administrators working in the US. The number of business administrators is expected to grow the fastest in the following states:

  1. Utah - 22%
  2. Idaho - 20%
  3. Texas - 18%


Business administrators in the US can make an average of $77,362 per year. However, factors such as work conditions, your previous performance reviews, or your boss can cause the salary for a business administrator to vary greatly. A business administrator in the US can earn anywhere from less than $17,990 per year to more than $165,540 per year. On average, a business administrator earns the most in the following states:

  1. New York - $107,920 per year
  2. New Jersey - $106,850 per year
  3. Rhode Island - $106,120 per year

On average, a business administrator earns the least in the following states:

  1. Mississippi - $53,740 per year
  2. West Virginia - $58,730 per year
  3. Idaho - $59,710 per year

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business management?

Below you'll find various popular careers! Compare professions and see which one you find interesting!

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
Management Analysts 536,310 $87,260 21.6%
Financial Managers 478,940 $116,970 1.5%
Managers, All Other 342,960 $102,160 0.7%
Chief Executives 273,500 $173,350 -14.9%
Administrative Services Managers 240,320 $84,390 0.4%
Marketing Managers 164,590 $122,720 -1.1%
Advertising and Promotions Managers 32,240 $98,720 -22.7%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 11,790 $89,840 10.8%