With over 45,000 new jobs created in the past 10 years, the business profession is booming. There are around 15,000 new openings every year across this broad sector, with career opportunities to follow in departments as diverse as marketing and HR, operations and recruitment.
You may want to work towards a fantastic career as a business consultant or project manager, or develop the skills you’ll need as a receptionist or administration assistant – roles that are needed in every business. You might even be ready to develop your knowledge and climb to the top as a marketing and sales director.
Top Career Opportunities
Sales accounts & business development managers
Average Salary £45,500
National government administrative occupations
Average Salary £22,700
Average Salary £13,900
Average Salary £20,600
|Top Job (By Salary)||Average Salary|
|Marketing & sales directors||£67,200|
|Sales accounts & business development managers||£45,500|
|Human resource managers & directors||£45,400|
|Management consultants & business analysts||£35,000|
|Business sales executives||£32,000|
|Business & related research professionals||£27,500|
|Marketing associate professionals||£27,300|
|National government administrative occupations||£22,700|
|Local government administrative occupations||£22,100|
|Human resources administrative occupations||£21,400|
There are predicted to be 5,429 new jobs with an estimated 77,593 annual openings.
The current average wage for business related occupations is £30,329 per year
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Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.