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Business Administration Jobs and MBA Programs in Arkansas

Many educational and employment opportunities are available for business administrators in Arkansas. At 11,350, the number of jobs in Arkansas for business administrators is projected to rise five percent to 11,570 jobs by 2016. This is above the national trend, which shows relatively little movement. Business administrators create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

Arkansas photo by Vsmith

Business administrators earn $43 per hour or $90,000 per year on average in Arkansas. Nationally, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.

Nicknamed the Natural State, Arkansas has a population of 2,889,450. It has seen its population grow by 8.1 percent over the last 10 years. The capital is Little Rock. There were 1,599,446 total jobs in 2008 and workers in Arkansas earned more than the previous year with an average annual income of $32,257, up from $31,517. The unemployment rate in Arkansas was 7.3 percent in 2009. It went up by 2.1 percentage points since the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 16.7 percent. This falls short of the national average.

In Arkansas, the top employers are in poultry processing, plumbing equipment merchant wholesalers, commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturing and industrial refrigeration equipment manufacturing.

While being known for many things, one of the most noteworthy, North Little Rock offers one of the nation's largest municipal parks. One of the unique tidbits about Arkansas is In 1783 the Colbert Incident occurred at Arkansas Post. It was the only Revolutionary War skirmish in the state.

Business Administration

Business administrators create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

They regularly oversee staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties and establish departmental policies and processes, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff as needed.

They are required to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them,. Also, they must listen well to others and take in their information and issues.

Business administrators must be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They should also have the ability to articulate ideas and problems.

In order to be successful in the workplace, business administrators must be reliable and be able to take change and lead.

Business Administration opportunities by state

Local Business Administration MBA opportunities in Arkansas

News about Business Administration in Arkansas

  • Left to right: Melissa Esquibel (legal director of LAVWCD), Wayne Whittaker (treasurer of LAVWCD), Reeves Brown, Leroy Mauch, Lynden Gill, Pete Moore, Jay Winner (manager of LAVWCD) are at Wednesday's monthly meeting of the Lower Arkansas Valley Water ...

    Thu, February 16
  • Tyson Adams, co-owner of a Jimmy John's in Bend got a call from his regional manager early this morning, warning him about the clover sprout outbreak. "As a precaution, we're pulling them off the menu," Adams said. At least 12 people who ate the ...

    Thu, February 16
  • After a four-year hiatus in Wisconsin, Todd Campbell is coming home as general manager of the nationally rated Forest Dunes Golf Club, one of the most celebrated golf courses in Michigan and the Midwest. For Campbell, the move to Forest Dunes is a ...

    Fri, February 17
  • JONESBORO, Ark. - Vials of E. coli bacteria found in the refrigerator of a Jonesboro apartment have been safely removed, authorities said. Spring is still around the corner, but millions of people who suffer seasonal allergies are already feeling ...

    Sun, February 12
  • LITTLE ROCK, AR (KTHV) -- Across the US, more and more children are diagnosed with cancer every day. But treating this disease is getting more difficult as a drug shortage plagues our hospitals. Here in Arkansas, some hospitals are feeling the effects.

    Tue, February 14
  • 16, 2012 - US Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport, announces the addition of the newly-created Arkansas chapter to its network of regional chapters. The new chapter will provide programs, services and leadership to the lacrosse community ...

    Thu, February 16
  • Genesis Attachments has appointed Joshua Stubblefield to the position of regional manager for the south central USA. He brings considerable equipment related experience to his new post, most recently with Scott Equipment Company and will oversee sales ...

    Fri, February 17
  • A capsule look at some of the top college baseball teams to watch this season (coaches' records at current schools entering season): ARKANSAS Coach: Dave Van Horn (359-201, 10th season). Last Season: 40-22, NCAA regionals appearance.

    Thu, February 16

What people are tweeting about Arkansas

Imma Blow it All Shawdy What You Thinkin, I'm From Arkansas Get A Couple Of Dranks In. #SLB #SomeStunt '
@KevinHart4real didn't you say fayetteville Arkansas earlier today? If so, I'm there like a boss. '
I'm representing all my teams today. Wearing my South-Africa#Springboks jersey, Arkansas#Razorbacks earrings&D... (cont) '
RT @JarnellStokes: Great in home visit with the U of Arkansas! Got the few questions needed to be answered but also built on 2 our great relationship! #WPS lol '
I am so happy to be back in Arkansas for a couple weeks '
@masterpairings as I already said great IPA class 2nite, just couldn't help myself when you brought up Arkansas & great beer cu @ next class '
These mosquitoes out here in Arkansas are like killer bees ... They sleep with you up here '
@BrynnaJane aww well im pretty sure im also going to the A&M vs. Arkansas game (im thinking its the first week in oct.) we should hang then '
@goodgirlcrystal You got a job in Arkansas? We don't have no jobs in ATL, but they got jobs in Arkansas? Get my Governor on the phone! HA. '
This week's cover package is a guide to the biggest arts events of the fall. We've got Taylor Swift, who's coming... '

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