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Find the Top Jobs for MBAs & Growing Careers for MBA Graduates

An MBA can help you distinguish yourself from others in the pack and signal to potential employers that you have what it takes to excel in your field. But the degree may also be an opportunity for realignment -- for stimulating your current career path or choosing a new one.

Regardless of your motive for pursuing an advanced business degree, MBAPrograms.org's Top Jobs Tool can help you identify the top MBA careers in the nation, and figure out which ones you might like to explore further. It doesn't matter if you've got 15 years of work experience under your belt or three, this tool can help you make a more informed move about your career direction.

Fastest-Growing MBA Careers: How MBAPrograms.org Gathers the Data

First we parse Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data relating to business careers and occupations. Next, we pull national and state-specific salary information and projected employment growth for the next decade (2012-2022) from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET).

Best MBA Jobs for the Future: How MBAPrograms.org Puts Growing Careers at Your Fingertips

With the Top Jobs Tool report's interactive graphs, you can learn various occupations' projected employment growth, median salary estimates, and typical educational attainment, as well as the states that offer the highest salary for each career.

The comparison tool allows you to take a closer look at careers within different industries. You can assess where your current career and industry stand, and you can also use the tool to compare salary, growth rates, and other information for up to nine occupations. This comparison tool may help you figure out which career might match your individual priorities and interests, so you can plan to broaden your expertise in a strategic way.

If you're investigating which steps you may want to take along a career path -- steps that involve deepening your knowledge in business fundamentals through an MBA -- this industry-specific Top Jobs Tool can help you decide how best to invest in your future.

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