Financial Managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of an accounting, audit or other financial department.
Human Resources Managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources or personnel departments.
Purchasing Managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the purchasing activities or an establishment.
1. Finance and insurance - 14.0%
2. Public administration - 12.0%
3. Wholesale trade - 8.0%
4. Retail trade - 6.0%
5. Health care and social assistance - 6.0%
6. Administrative and support waste management and remediation services - 4.0%
7. Information and cultural Industries - 4.0%
1. To be a Financial Manager, you need a university degree in business administration, economics, commerce or a related field. A master's degree in business administration, or another master's level management program may also be required. In addition, several years of experience are required.
2. To be a Human Resources Manager you need a bachelor's degree in a field related to personnel management or completion of a professional development program on personal administration. In addition, several years of experience are required.
3. To be a Purchasing Manager you usually need a bachelor's degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce or economics. The Designation Certified Professional Purchaser may be required and in addition, several years of experience are required.
4. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate univeristy degree, and almost 3 in 10 have a community college diploma.
4. Computer-related courses
Hourly wages ($30.78) are above the national average ($18.07). These earnings are close to the average for occupations in the business, finance and administration sector. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.