Business & Entrepreneurship
Business is the backbone of California’s economy. 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!
- Accountants and Auditors: $52,674-$97,634
- Advertising Sales Agents: $34,352-$78,292
- Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks: $38,483-$60,369
- Brokerage Clerks: $43,608-$58,621
- First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers: $47,613-$76,978
- Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists: $46,249-$86,428
- Real Estate Sales Agents: $34,648-$100,957
- Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive: $34,698-$54,866
- Tax Preparers: $33,081-$81,910
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 30.7 million small businesses in the United States. Small businesses comprise 99.9% of all United States businesses.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, military veterans are 45% more likely to start their own business, and one out of 10 small businesses in the U.S. are veteran-owned. That’s around 2.4 million businesses.
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