Business Management & Administration

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

There are 24 military careers in this industry

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Military Acquisitions and Contracts Specialists

Acquisitions and 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. They develop acquisition strategies to ensure cost-effective decisions are made. Acquisitions and contracts specialists serve as business advisors, buyers, and administrators to support all functions of procurement actions.  

  • Average Salary:$106,475
  • Most Common Education: High school

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:$71,514
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military All-Source Intelligence Officers

All-source intelligence officers 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, measurements, human, and open-source intelligence data into cohesive products to support national defense.

  • Average Salary:$118,894
  • 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:$80,020
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military Business Operations and Management Analysts

Business operations and management analysts apply business expertise to improve military operations. Using a structured approach to problem solving, these analysts make recommendations to leadership about management techniques that can help reduce waste and inefficiency. They gather and analyze data to develop procedures to improve operational efficiency and manpower utilization. They also evaluate programs, personnel, and equipment through the use of exercises and simulations.

  • Average Salary:$107,381
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor'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:$102,612
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Business Operations Specialists

Business operations personnel utilize business knowledge to improve military operations. These analysts use evaluative methods to recommend changes to business processes in order to minimize waste and inefficiency. They assess various aspects of operations, such as inventory procurement, accounting systems, and management techniques. They develop and present detailed operational plans to Commanders for approval and implementation.

  • Average Salary:$97,988
  • Most Common Education: Master's Degree

Military Environmental Health and Safety Officers

Environmental health and safety officers direct programs to protect the health and safety of military members and their families. They apply engineering and scientific principles in anticipating, recognizing, and evaluating occupational and environmental health hazards. These officers design and formulate recommendations to preserve and enhance health and environmental conditions to include air, water, noise, liquid and solid waste disposal, food, and institutional hygiene. They also lead hazardous material control, public contingency response, and Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear safety initiatives.

  • Average Salary:$70,582
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Facilities Managers

Facilities managers plan for base realignment and closure; identify facility requirements; oversee operation, maintenance, and repair budgets; and supervise those performing construction, repair, and maintenance duties. They may participate in new construction final acceptance inspection.

  • Average Salary:$85,349
  • Most Common Education: Not available

Military Human Resources Managers

HR managers administer personnel programs by developing and coordinating policies and procedures that support service members. They develop plans for strength accounting and job assignment, performance evaluation and promotions, training, awards, equal opportunity, discipline, and discharge of personnel. They may also assist with programs such as drug and alcohol abuse and control, overseas duty support, family support, recreation, and physical fitness.

  • Average Salary:$78,940
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree