Want a career you can bank on?

If you've always been comfortable with numbers and you want to be part of an industry with many new, exciting opportunities, you could be just what these businesses are looking for - which is why you should check out the Finance and Business pathway.
When you take this pathway, you'll start out learning basic accounting principles. From there, you'll branch out into different specialties like computer applications, taxes, investments or asset management. You can even go into the hot new field of forensic accounting, where you'll use your skills to track down white-collar criminals.
Whichever branch you choose, you'll learn much more than number-crunching. You'll learn ethics, communication and team-building skills that will help you score a great career in one of the hottest fields around. Any way you add it up, Finance and Business is a great pathway to follow.

How much can you make?

Cost Estimators$23.30 - $41.04
Occupational Therapist Assistants$23.27 - $32.01
Insurance Underwriters$22.83 - $40.00
Paralegal and Legal Assistants$20.91 - $33.60
Tax Examiners, Collectors and Revenue Agents$20.88 - $37.23
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants$17.33 - $26.80
Real Estate Sales Agents$14.88 - $37.70

Additional Resources

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