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Business Administration Jobs and MBA Programs in Oregon

For a business administrator, Oregon is a land of educational and employment opportunities. The job pool for business administrators in Oregon is growing and currently sits at 19,670. A projected rise of 15 percent in employment opportunities will make the figure 23,530 jobs by 2016. This is above a steady national projection. In general, business administrators create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

Oregon photo by Kelvin Kay

In Oregon, the income for business administrators is $49 per hour or $102,000 per year. In the U.S. as a whole, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.

With a population of 3,825,657, Oregon, also called Beaver State, has grown by 11.8 percent in the last 10 years. The state capital is Salem. There were a total of 2,339,488 jobs in 2008 and people in Oregon earned more than the previous year as the average annual income was $36,365, up from $35,737. Unemployment in Oregon jumped by 4.6 percentage points to 11.1 percent in 2009. Roughly 25.1 percent of Oregon residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top employing fields in Oregon include wood product manufacturing, lumber construction materials merchant wholesalers, wood panel merchant wholesalers and footwear merchant wholesalers.

Having known landmarks is a staple for Oregon. At 329 feet the Coast Douglas-Fir in Oregon is considered the tallest tree in the state. While being known for many things, one of the most noteworthy, in 1880 a sea cave was discovered near what is now known as Florence. Sea Lion Caves is known to be the largest sea cave in the world.

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 Oregon

News about Business Administration in Oregon

  • COM BEND, Ore. -- A long-forgotten military relic of decades past caused a hubbub and police response Wednesday to an Athletic Club of Bend parking lot, where an old, "dud" mortar round was found by maintenance workers and taken away by an Oregon State ...

    Wed, February 22
  • COM PRINEVILLE, Ore. -- Tech giant Apple plans to build a data center in Prineville, not far from Facebook, and many people who live and work in the small city say they think it could bring a much-needed boost to the economy.

    Wed, February 22
  • Our Ocean, a statewide coalition of Oregon conservationists, scientists, ocean users, local and businesses leaders expressed support this week for Oregon's action to designate three marine reserves and protected areas off Cape Falcon, Cascade Head and ...

    Thu, February 23
  • By Natalie Brand - email A group of students saved a slice of Oregon history threatened by the massive flooding in Salem one month ago. January's floodwaters threatened the historic homes at the Willamette Heritage Center in Salem as well as the ...

    Wed, February 22
  • By Rachel Kaufman on February 23, 2012 11:44 AM Two anchors in small-town Oregon are losing their jobs as their parent station is eliminating their positions, the (Douglas County, Ore.) News-Review reports. Dan Bain, who has anchored the evening news ...

    Thu, February 23
  • They might have packed camera gear, straddled bicycles and pedaled through southern Oregon, photographing the miners and orchardists, the homemakers and barefoot children who laid the foundation for today's bustling cities, towns, cultural life and ...

    Thu, February 23
  • By Casey Parks, The Oregonian View full sizeMichal Thompson / The ArgusCorinne Bloomfield is Hillsboro's new marketing and branding manager. Bloomfield has worked as the community resources manager for Hillsboro Parks and Recreation since 2006.

    Mon, February 20
  • Kinnucan "befriended" employees of public technology companies, obtained nonpublic information from them and passed them to his fund manager clients, the US said. He paid his sources in a variety of ways, prosecutors said, "including paying for their ...

    Tue, February 21

What people are tweeting about Oregon

Just watched the movie The Goonies. #I Love Oregon #Come Visit '
@LoqueBSU Dont wait. Im on a work break. I will point out that Oregon gets credit for playing LSU OOC, a team UF plays every year. '
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RT @Drichtf: I'm Beyonce they're my Destinys Child and HE is my crew! I'm heading to Seattle & he's still in Oregon picking up my stage - @adamhaterston '
@ryan_finley Have you heard anything about a point spread next week? I'm thinking Oregon -14.5 '
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i love twilight as it filimed here in oregon right now they are showing the gorge i love scenery i love where i live '
Well, we held our own for the first half. Next up, Oregon! Which I also have tickets for :) ' <<< This douchrbag lives in Oregon and thinks we deserved 9/11 '

Featured Online Business Schools & MBA Programs

American InterContinental University – Associate’s & Bachelor’s Degrees. With multiple business concentration degrees, American InterContinental University is ideal for any student looking for a degree focusing on Accounting, Marketing, Finance, International Business, or Management. Their flexible programs also allow students to engage in other responsibilities while earning their degree entirely online.

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Kaplan University – Associate’s & Bachelor’s Degrees. As one of the largest and most prolific online universities, Kaplan University provides numerous MBA & Bachelor of Science Degrees in Business at their campus and online locations. Full-time and part-time students will be satisfied with the business degree plans offered by Kaplan.

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Ashford University – Associate’s & Bachelor’s Degrees. Ashford University offers advanced, quality education for students seeking to further advance their career into leadership or management roles in several different entities. Their programs are based on current business practices and trends to prepare students for the competitive, demanding business industry.

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