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Executive, Administrative & Managerial Occupations




Communications, transportation, and utilities operations managers
Plan, organize, direct, control, or coordinate activities related to: Communications by telephone, telegraph, radio, or television; transporting people or goods by air, highway, railway, water, or pipeline; managing transportation facilities, such as airports, harbors, or terminals; managing warehousing and storage facilities; or supplying electricity, gas, water, steam, or sanitation services. General managers of large establishments or operations should be reported as general managers and top executives.

  • 1998 employment: 196,000
  • Projected 1998-2008 employment change: About as fast as average
  • Most significant source of training: Work experience plus bachelor’s or higher degree

Credit analysts
Analyze current credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with this credit information for use in decision-making.

  • 1998 employment: 42,000
  • Projected 1998-2008 employment change: About as fast as average
  • Most significant source of training: Bachelor’s degree

Postmasters and mail superintendents
Direct and coordinate operational, administrative, management, and supportive services of a U.S. post office; or coordinate activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in assigned post office.

  • 1998 employment: 26,000
  • Projected 1998-2008 employment change: Slower than average
  • Most significant source of training: Work experience in a related occupation

Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents
Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.

  • 1998 employment: 62,000
  • Projected 1998-2008 employment change: Slower than average
  • Most significant source of training: Bachelor’s degree

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