Business and Financial Operations Occupation Profiles


The Business and Financial Operations occupation profiles below include specific information about the nature of the work; average earnings; underlying training and education; related occupations; and corresponding academic programs.

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Fast Facts: As of 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated 6,135,520 employed Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations group earning the mean annual income of $64,720.

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What's Hot: As of 2008, “Personal Financial Advisors” topped the pay scale in the Business and Financial Operations group at $92,970 annually. In light of the subsequent economic woes, it will be interesting to follow this group’s earnings going forward.

What's Not:Tax Preparers” and “Loan Counselors” do selfless work as reflected by their average annual income of $35,350 and $41,970, respectively. As a matter of fact, both tax-related occupations in this Business and Financial Operations group are among the least paid.

Sources: In addition to specific citations noted, supplementary source materials include the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.