Management Schools

As a professor or instructor of management classes at one of the 1,790 accredited management schools in the country, you play a central role in shaping the education, and, in effect, the future of this growing field. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in management, which encompasses management training at the following levels:

  • Management Certificate
  • Associates degree in Management
  • Bachelors degree in Management
  • Masters degree in Management
  • PhD degree in Management


Statistics

Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Management professionals

4,314,770 4,408,600 4,524,790 4,481,720 4,440,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

4,440,210 management professionals were working in the US in the year 2010. Over the course of the past 4 years, this number has grown by 3%.

And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%. Until 2018 this trend is expected to contine.

National Salary percentiles for Management professionals

10th percentile
$42,817
25th percentile
$56,406
50th percentile
$76,585
75th percentile
$104,127
90th percentile
$131,669

The median yearly salary earned by management professionals, in 2010, was $76,585. The national median salary for all professions, was $68,155 in the same year. Thus, the median yearly salary for management professionals in the US was 25% more than the national median salary for all professions.

National Median Salary Growth For Management

$68,651 $71,668 $74,513 $75,740 $76,585
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Management professionals' salaries have grown by 12% between the years 2006 and 2010.

Educational Trends

National Management Student enrollment growth by degree

38,745 43,477 47,670 43,477 39,797
124,068 128,102 129,897 128,102 122,891
801 863 934 863 1,026
84,604 88,557 95,312 88,557 93,785
7,570 7,823 8,264 7,814 8,092
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Management
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Management
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Management
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Management
  • Grey: Certificate in Management

We are seeing a rapid change in the career outlook for management professionals. However, the story on the educational front is quite different. In the US, 255,788 students graduated from management degree programs in 2006. And in 2010, 265,591 students graduated from management schools.

Thus, in 4 years, there was a 4% growth in the number of management graduates. This growth in the number of students graduating from management courses is less than the 12% growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general.

Management Programs offered Nationwide

associate
797
bachelor
957
master
356
doctor
17
Certificate
735
Total2,862

As student graduation numbers are up, the number of schools offering management programs has also increased. There were 2467 management schools across the country in 2006. And there were 2736 schools in 2010.

Management Faculty Salaries

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States

  1. California137 Schools
  2. Texas99 Schools
  3. Florida91 Schools
  4. North Carolina90 Schools
  5. Pennsylvania86 Schools
  6. New York85 Schools
  7. Ohio81 Schools
  8. Illinois74 Schools
  9. Michigan63 Schools
  10. Georgia52 Schools
  11. Missouri51 Schools
  12. Minnesota48 Schools
  13. Washington State46 Schools
  14. Oklahoma46 Schools
  15. Massachusetts42 Schools
  16. Tennessee41 Schools
  17. Wisconsin41 Schools
  18. Alabama40 Schools
  19. Arizona38 Schools
  20. Indiana37 Schools
  21. South Carolina34 Schools
  22. Maryland34 Schools
  23. Kansas31 Schools
  24. Iowa29 Schools
  25. Virginia28 Schools
  26. Oregon25 Schools
  27. Mississippi24 Schools
  28. Connecticut22 Schools
  29. Kentucky22 Schools
  30. Colorado22 Schools
  31. New Jersey19 Schools
  32. Nebraska17 Schools
  33. Utah17 Schools
  34. West Virginia17 Schools
  35. Arkansas15 Schools
  36. New Mexico14 Schools
  37. Louisiana13 Schools
  38. South Dakota12 Schools
  39. Idaho12 Schools
  40. Nevada11 Schools
  41. Montana10 Schools
  42. New Hampshire10 Schools
  43. Vermont10 Schools
  44. North Dakota10 Schools
  45. Hawaii9 Schools
  46. Maine9 Schools
  47. Delaware7 Schools
  48. Alaska7 Schools
  49. Washington DC5 Schools
  50. Rhode Island4 Schools
  51. Wyoming3 Schools

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