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Executive Industry Overview

Your paycheck may be large, but your list of responsibilities will be just as large if you land a top executive job. Top executives, who typically have the word “chief” somewhere in their title, are the final authority on where an organization will go and how it’s going to get there.

Executive work includes:

  • Setting goals for departments.
  • Hiring and supervising the executives who run the organization’s divisions.
  • Creating budgets and supervising the organization’s financial operations.
  • Negotiating the highest-level deals, including mergers and acquisitions.

At the top of the executive career ladder is the chief executive officer, executive director, president or vice president. In a publicly held company, nonprofit or institution, these executives typically report to a board of directors.

Other executive careers include:

  • Chief financial officers, who run the finance, accounting and budget departments and decide how the organization will collect, spend, save and borrow money.
  • Chief information officers or chief technology officers, who plan and execute the organization’s technology programs and supervise IT employees and projects.
  • Chief operating officers, who ensure the company runs smoothly and manage business and product development, human resources, marketing and sales.
  • Chief sustainability officers, who direct the organization’s efforts to reduce energy use, comply with environmental regulations and act ethically.

Executive Job Market

Jobs for executives will grow 5 percent from 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), slower than the rest of the job market. Executive jobs will grow fastest in industries that are growing and where many new companies are created. Mergers and acquisitions decrease executive job opportunities -- a company needs only one CEO.

Executive Salaries

Chief executives are at the top of the corporate pay scale, but how much they make often depends on the size of the organization they run and its success in meeting its goals. The median chief executive salary was $166,910 in 2011, according to the BLS. The perks given to executives can easily outweigh their salaries. The most in-demand executives get stock options, bonuses, expense accounts, club memberships, company cars and executive jets.

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Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Key role as part of the Performance Management and Innovation team located in the home office in Dallas. This position is a Director of Purchased Services who will be a member of the...
This Fortune 100 Consumer Products company is seeking two (2) candidates for a Finance Coordinator job in the Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, NC area. As a Finance Coordinator, you will contribute to the success of our client by driving cash flow and managing relationships with internal and external customers. This is a great temporary (possible temp to hire) opportunity for career minde...
Our client is hiring for an Entry Level International Contract Administrator job in Rolling Meadows, IL. We are seeking someone who is goal-oriented, dedicated, and professional-thinking. Ideal candidate will have an interest in broad business issues and global affairs. Qualified candidates will have strong analytical skills and advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency. Position offers a c...
For immediate consideration, please email your resume to ***** Customer Service Representative in La Grange, IL We have an opening for a Customer Service Representative job in La Grange, IL. This position provides a day to day management of Customer Service functions including processing, pricing, technical problems, troubleshooting. This role will provide support to custo...
Office Manager Coordinate all day to day activities for Construction Industry firm in Pleasanton. The Office Manager Job requires you to take ownership of all IT, Facilities, Office Supplies, Contract Administration and Client Service issues while leading your team of six to completion of related tasks. The Office Manager Job requires: AA or BA degree, prior experience as an office or Administrat...
We are currently recruiting for a Production Planner job in Greensboro, NC! This is a temp to hire opportunity that is responsible for managing the open order pool and generation of work to a distribution center. The person in this role must have heavy Excel to be qualified. They will be using pivot table, filters and macros daily. Production Planner Job Responsibilities: Plan, execute, and moni...
Temporary CALL CENTER representative job opening in the Hackettstown area. This contract job ranges from 3-6 months and is scheduled to start immediately. This position offers: • A professional atmosphere • An easy commute for candidates in the Western Morris, Sussex and Warren counties • Several available shifts; some level of flexibility There is a specific need for a candidate who speaks fl...
Description Tenet Healthcare is looking for a proactive, expereinced and talented individual to manage a busy Orthopedic practice. The Practice Manager maintains efficient day to day operations of the medical office, meets profitability goals, improves provider and patient satisfaction and contributes to market growth and development. Oversee and manage the daily operations of the physician off...
Logistics Freight Tracker Job in Overland Park, KS We are hiring a Logistics Freight Tracker for a full-time position for a contract-to-hire opportunity. This job will entail assisting the operations manager and team. This job does have the opportunity to go permanent and is full-time. This job will be responsible for the logistical processing of customer orders. Position entails being on the pho...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire Customs Entry Writer job in Rosemont, IL. You must have a minimum of two years of import customs entry writing experience. Qualified candidate will have a strong understanding of regulatory and tracking requirements to ensure proper customs clearance. This position is offering a competitive salary and benefits package. The Customs Entry Writer job responsibi...
Ajilon is currently recruiting for a Logistics Director job in Indianapolis, IN. This direct hire opportunity does require a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 10 years of experience in transportation in both rail and trucks. In this role you will be using your leadership experience to manage the rail and truck transportation for this growing company. Additionally, you will be communicating with vario...
We are recruiting for a client of ours whom is looking for an experienced candidate to fill a Dispatcher Job in Waukesha, WI. In order to be considered you must have high data entry skills along with at least one year experience with dispatching. If you are skilled at multi-tasking and have the ability to direct/navigate technicians then this could be a great opportunity for you! If you enjoy bein...
Temporary Part Time Call Center Representative job available in the Flanders area for 20-25 per week. This position is great for candidates looking for part time work and those who are looking to pick up a few more work hours. Our client’s partners are large, name-brand accounts. This job is scheduled to start training qualified Call Center Representatives immediately. Job Requirements: • High c...
Customer Service job in San Diego, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing is actively looking to fill a temporary to direct hire Customer Service job in San Diego, CA. This is a temporary to direct hire opportunity for our client in the manufacturing industry paying $13-$15 per hour, depending on experience. This position will start immediately and is located in central San Diego. Our client offers the ...
Our client, a reputable firm in the Indianapolis marketplace is seeking an opportunity to add talented accounting/finance professionals to its growing Business Valuation team. Based in Downtown Indy, this team has a client base predominately focused in the healthcare industry and works on a variety of projects including: Business Valuation projects surrounding merger or acquisition. Clients in h...
Parker & Lynch is actively working on a direct hire search for a Business Development / M&A Analyst in the Johnson County area. Our client is growing significantly due to both organic and acquisition growth and they are looking for someone to add to their M&A team. This position will play a key role in evaluation and execution of new business initiatives and provide financial, strategic, and marke...
Position Description: How do you see your future? If you picture your future with you making an impact by helping individuals find a home where they can feel carefree and create many happy memories with their friends and families, then Alliance is the right place for you. We are looking for a Business Manager to join our team who will ensure all aspects of the luxury property are performing at o...
Citi Trends Fashion for Less is a value priced family apparel retailer with over 300 stores in twenty states. As of May of 2005 Citi Trends became a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq exchange with the symbol CTRN.Citi Trends headquarters is located in historic Savannah, Georgia. In addition to the distribution center and corporate office in Savannah we have a large distribution center in Darli...
Introduction This position involves responsible administrative and supervisory work in directing the activities and operations of the City library. The Director stablishes procedures and priorities for acquiring, cataloging, classifying, processing, shelving, mending, discarding and replacement of library materials. The Director determines staff work and training arrangements, prepares work sched...
Description: Position Description: You'll join a high caliber team where you're assisting, educating, problem-solving and resolving tenuous situations to the best possible outcomes. Bring your people skills, emotional strength and attention to detail. In return we offer the latest tools and most intensive training program in the industry. Get ready to start doing your life's best work. Position...

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Executive Career Tools

Vice President


$77,250.00 - $258,070.00
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
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