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According to recent statistics, nearly 1/3 of all job openings in California were for business and finance-related jobs last year. Rapid technological advances and the globalization of financial markets around the globe will continue to drive a variety of new and exciting career opportunities in this sector for the foreseeable future. A degree or certificate from your local community college can catapult you into your new career.

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Careers in Business and Entrepreneurship

Businesses – big and small – start with a Career Education. Business and Entrepreneurship sector grads are making their own way in these careers and more!

Professional, Technical & Scientific Services | Personal & Laundry Services | Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods | Food & Beverage Services | Administrative & Support Services | Specialty Trade Contractors | Building Construction | Repair & Maintenance | Clothing Stores

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Skills Gained

Get the critical knowledge and tools to succeed in a Business and Entrepreneurship career.

Opportunity Recognition | Social Awareness | Cultural Sensitivity | Creative Thinking | Time Management | Problem Solving | Interpersonal | Customer Service | Math | Strategic Planning | Organizational Tools | Management | Computer Proficiency | Office Dynamics | Organization

Earning Potential for Careers in Business and Entrepreneurship

Your Career Education in Business & Entrepreneurship opens doors to bigger opportunities, higher salaries, and more!

  • Accountants & Auditors: $54,250 – $91,770
  • Advertising Sales Agents: $33,730 – $73,990
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks: $31,400 – $49,360
  • Financial Clerks: $32,620 – $50,180
  • Market Research Analysts: $46,460 – $89,200
  • Office Managers: $42,300 – $70,270
  • Public Relations Specialists: $43,550 – $80,940
  • Real Estate Brokers: $35,290 – $88,790
  • Secretaries & Administrative Assistants: $27,990 – $44,950
  • Tax Preparers: $25,800 – $60,080

After graduating from here I already knew what I wanted to do. I feel very confident. From that it’s shaped me into the student that I am now. 

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Business and Entrepreneurship Facts

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The LA/OC region has the largest number of small businesses and the highest total small business sales in the state.

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In the Orange County region, there are 336,106 people employed in Business and Entrepreneurship positions. 

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Leadership skills developed in the military often provide a strong foundation for career success. Orange County veterans also have higher rates of employment than the national average in jobs related to business operations.

Orange County Community Colleges