Business and financial operations occupations.
As a whole, business operations specialists--such as management analysts and human resources specialists-- are projected to have slightly faster employment growth and to add more new jobs than financial specialists, such as loan officers and budget analysts.
Business and financial operations workers are employed in many different industries, but the largest numbers are found in government, professional and business services, and the finance and insurance industries. Meeting, convention, and event planners and market research analysts are expected to experience particularly strong job growth in these industries.
Note: The table below excludes occupations not covered in detail, so its data may not sum to the data in the text above. Occupation Employment, Projected change, 2010-2020 * 2010 Numeric Percent Accountants and 1,216,900 190,700 16% auditors Appraisers and 77,800 5,800 7 assessors of real estate Budget analysts 62,100 6,500 10 Claims adjusters, 290,700 7,500 3 appraisers, examiners, and investigators Cost estimators 185,400 67,500 36 Financial analysts 236,000 54,200 23 Financial examiners 29,300 7,900 27% Human resources 442,200 90,700 21% specialists Insurance 101,800 6,000 6 underwriters Loan officers 289,400 41,000 14 Logisticians 108,900 27,800 26 Management 718,800 157,200 22 analysts Market research 282,700 116,600 41 analysts Meeting, convention, 71,600 31,300 44 and event planners Personal financial 206,800 66,400 32 advisors Purchasing managers, 487,200 31,700 7 buyers, and purchasing agents Tax examiners and 74,500 5,500 7 collectors, and revenue agents Occupation Annual Education Growth median adjective wage, 2010 Accountants and About as fast $61,690 Bachelor's auditors as average degree Appraisers and Slower than 48,500 High school assessors of average diploma or real estate equivalent Budget analysts About as fast 68,200 Bachelor's as average degree Claims adjusters, Slower than 58,460 Varies appraisers, examiners, average and investigators Cost estimators Much faster 57,860 Bachelor's than average degree Financial analysts Faster than 74,350 Bachelor's average degree Financial examiners Faster than $74,940 Bachelor's average degree Human resources Faster than 52,690 Bachelor's specialists average degree Insurance Slower than 59,290 Bachelor's underwriters average degree Loan officers About as fast 56,490 High school as average diploma or equivalent Logisticians Faster than 70,800 Bachelor's average degree Management Faster than 78,160 Bachelor's analysts average degree Market research Much faster 60,570 Bachelor's analysts than average degree Meeting, convention, Much faster 45,260 Bachelor's and event planners than average degree Personal financial Much faster 64,750 Bachelor's advisors than average degree Purchasing managers, Slower than 58,360 Varies buyers, and purchasing average agents Tax examiners and Slower than 49,360 Bachelor's collectors, and average degree revenue agents Occupation Work On-the-job experience training Accountants and None None auditors Appraisers and None Apprenticeship assessors of real estate Budget analysts None None Claims adjusters, None Varies appraisers, examiners, and investigators Cost estimators None None Financial analysts None None Financial examiners None Moderate-term on-the-job training Human resources None None specialists Insurance None Moderate-term underwriters on-the-job training Loan officers None Moderate-term on-the-job training Logisticians 1 to 5 None years Management 1 to 5 None analysts years Market research None None analysts Meeting, convention, Less than None and event planners 1 year Personal financial None None advisors Purchasing managers, Varies Varies buyers, and purchasing agents Tax examiners and None Moderate-term collectors, and on-the-job revenue agents training
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|Publication:||Occupational Outlook Quarterly|
|Date:||Mar 22, 2012|
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