INDUSTRY:

Business Management & Administration

Business administration military careers offer the opportunity to run and maintain various operations in various service branches.

There are 28 military careers in this industry

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Military Acquisitions and Contracts Managers

Acquisitions and contracts managers are responsible for preparing and coordinating every task involved in the planning, development, and implementation of procurement programs. They provide management, technical expertise, and supervision to ensure successful development of defense acquisition programs and accomplishment of desired outcomes. They are responsible for analyzing purchase requests and performing cost or price analyses. They evaluate contract proposals, award and administer contracts, and evaluate contractor performance.

  • Average Salary:$114,743
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Administrative Support Specialists

Administrative support specialists are responsible for a variety of duties in the office. They make sure that information is recorded, stored, and delivered in order to keep operations running as smoothly as possible. They supervise or perform administrative, clerical, and typing duties. They may also be in charge of scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, and organizing any other work-related events.

  • Average Salary:$63,979
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military All-Source Intelligence Officers

Intelligence officers who specialize in all-source intelligence ensure the fusion of information of all sources and intelligence disciplines into finished analytical products. They supervise and coordinate the planning, collection, evaluation, analysis, fusion, production, and dissemination of imagery, signals, measurement, human, and open-source intelligence data into cohesive products to support national defense.

  • Average Salary:$116,931
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks perform duties related to budgeting, disbursing, and accounting of government funds.They are responsible for maintaining and supporting all financial management processes, including verification and submission of financial reports, payment for travel and commercial vendors, and auditing of pay transactions.

  • Average Salary:$67,142
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military Business Operations and Management Analysts

Business operations and management analysts apply business expertise to improve military operations. Using analytical tools and techniques, these analysts make recommendations to leadership about management techniques that can help reduce waste and inefficiency. They study current operations and organizations, identify and analyze problems, and develop alternative solutions to present to leadership.

  • Average Salary:$135,539
  • Most Common Education: Master's Degree

Military Business Operations Planning Analysts

Business operations planning analysts apply business expertise to improve military operations. Using analytical tools and techniques, these analysts make recommendations to leadership about management techniques that can help reduce waste and inefficiency. They study current operations and organizations, identify and analyze problems, and develop alternative solutions.

  • Average Salary:$136,124
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Career Counseling/Retention Specialists

Career counseling/retention specialists provide military personnel with consultation and guidance on career exploration by reviewing their interests, education, strengths, and abilities. They support the development and implementation of career information programs and they are responsible for collecting and analyzing retention and attrition data. They provide service members with guidance and motivation in maximizing their career potential, and they provide counseling to transitioning or retiring personnel.

  • Average Salary:$72,417
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Community Services Officers

Community services officers administer programs and offerings that aim to support and enhance the well-being of service members and their families. They oversee official ceremonial programs and parades, as well as other diverse ceremonial functions and military honors initiatives. They direct the operations of recreational programs and facilities, clubs, and libraries. These officers also supply personal assistance to military personnel and their families during times of crisis, including providing funeral support when casualties occur.

  • Average Salary:$112,527
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Contracts Specialists

Contracts specialists negotiate, procure, and process administrative actions necessary to acquire contracted resources. They understand pricing techniques, market trends, and supply sources of goods and services the Military needs to operate. Contracts specialists serve as business advisors, buyers, and administrators to support all functions of procurement actions.  

  • Average Salary:$66,097
  • Most Common Education: Associate's degree

Military Cyber-Operations Officers

Cyber operations officers oversee both offensive and defensive cyberspace operations in support of the full range of military programs. Offensive operations involve the application of computer capabilities to target the capabilities of enemies and hostile adversaries. Defensive operations involve protecting data, networks, net-centric capabilities, and other designated systems. Some cyber officers focus on offensive or defensive operations, while others integrate the two to support military operations.  

  • Average Salary:$91,804
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree