Business & Entrepreneurship
Business is the backbone of California’s economy. In fact, between 2012-2022, employment in the business- and finance-related jobs is projected to grow 12.5 percent. 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.
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.
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
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 and entrepreneurship opens doors to bigger opportunities, higher salaries, and more!
- Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks: $36,631 – $45,855
- Sales Professional: $38,096 – $54,764
- Office and Administrative Support Staff: $47,413 – $59,728
- Insurance Sales Agents: $36,389 – $49,156
- Loan Officers: $38,539 – $64,247
- Executive Administrative Assistants: $53,925 – $66,149
- Real Estate Sales Agents: $39,761 – $41,938
- Financial Services Administrator: $86,102 – $114,827
- Property Manager: $42,927 – $54,824
- Training and Development Specialists: $50,523 – 68,574
- Insurance Adjusters: $49,555 – $67,195
After graduating from here, I already knew what I wanted to do. I feel very confident. It’s shaped me into the student that I am now.
Business and Entrepreneurship Facts
The LA/OC region has the largest number of small businesses and the highest total small business sales in the state.
There are 30.2 million small businesses in the United States. Small businesses comprise 99.9% of all United States businesses.
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.
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