Management, Leadership, & Entrepreneurship
Leadership and Management is the backbone of business, and needs strong leaders to keep things running smoothly.
Education and Training
Leaders and Managers must be familiar with management principles and practices, and know how & when to put them into practice.
How much does this job pay?
Median annual wages of wage and salary for managers were $80,240 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $62,170 and $104,120. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $48,300, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $137,800.
How many jobs are there?
Medical and health services managers held about 283,500 jobs in 2008. About 38 percent worked in hospitals, and another 19 percent worked in offices of physicians or in nursing and residential care facilities. Many of the remainder worked in home healthcare services, Federal Government healthcare facilities, outpatient care centers, insurance carriers, and community care facilities for the elderly.
What about the future?
Employment is projected to grow faster than the average. Job opportunities should be good, especially for applicants with work experience in healthcare and strong business management skills. Employment ofmanagers is expected to grow significantly in the years to come, faster than the average for all occupations.