According to the May 2008 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for Alabama,
published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual average wage for all
workers across all industries is $36,170, which is $17.30 per hour. In comparison,
professionals who have earned a business degree and worked in management occupations
earned an annual average wage of $88,210 ($42.41 per hour). Those working in business
and financial operations occupations made an average of $60,360 per year ($29.02
per hour). Additional examples of the earnings possible with a degree in business
include marketing managers, who made $100,640 and accountants and auditors who were
making $57,430 at the time of this report.
Whether you are looking for a program offering online associates degrees or campus-based
MBAs, finding an accredited business degree program is an important first step in
planning a career in business. Browse our comprehensive list of Alabama business
schools offering online and campus-based degree programs to find the Alabama business
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