Business Job Titles

Job titles in many business sectors to get you started in your job search

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Careers in business are wide ranging, and any list of job titles is only scratching the surface of potential positions and career paths you can pursue. We’ve put together a list covering some prominent categories to get you started. You can follow links below to find more categories to research specific areas of business you might be interested in.

General Business Job Titles

These titles can apply to just about any type of business.

  • Account Executive
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Quality Control Coordinator
  • Risk Manager
  • Service Representative

Accounting Job Titles

Accounting careers involve keeping track of the financial accounts of companies.

  • Accounts Receivable/Payable Specialist
  • Assessor
  • Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cash Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller
  • Credit Manager
  • Tax Specialist
  • Treasurer

Financial Job Titles

There are many avenues to pursue in a career in financial management. In these jobs, you help people and businesses manage their finances. When helping people, this area of specialization is often called wealth management.

  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Chartered Wealth Manager
  • Credit Analyst
  • Credit Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Hedge Fund Manager
  • Hedge Fund Principal
  • Hedge Fund Trader
  • Investment Advisor
  • Investment Banker
  • Investor Relations Officer
  • Leveraged Buyout Investor
  • Loan Officer
  • Mortgage Banker
  • Mutual Fund Analyst
  • Portfolio Management Marketing
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Ratings Analyst
  • Stockbroker
  • Trust Officer

Human Resources Job Titles

As businesses grow in size, they often create human resource departments to navigate the extensive policies and regulations involved in the management of employees.

  • Benefits Officer
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • HR Coordinator
  • HR Specialist
  • Retirement Plan Counselor
  • Staffing Consultant
  • Union Organizer

Information Technology (IT) and Digital Media Job Titles

Just about every business relies on IT positions, whether they create their own IT department or hire outside information technology consultants. And those who specialize in digital media and technology will find plenty of positions in business.

  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Content Manager
  • Content Strategist
  • Database Administrator
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Information Architect
  • Marketing Technologist
  • Mobile Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Administrator
  • User Interface Specialist
  • Web Analytics Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Webmaster

Insurance Job Titles

Working in the insurance industry involves helping people and businesses guard against financial loss and manage risks.

  • Actuary
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Damage Appraiser
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Insurance Agent
  • Insurance Appraiser
  • Insurance Broker
  • Insurance Claims Examiner
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Loss Control Specialist
  • Underwriter

Real Estate Job Titles

Real estate careers are usually in either residential or commercial real estate.

Residential real estate deals in personal properties. Within commercial real estate, you can specialize in the buying and selling of commercial (business) properties or the brokering of purchases and sales of the businesses themselves.

Lists of Job Titles

Follow these links for more information on job titles and lists of job titles for a variety of industries, such as medical job titles, retail job titles, manufacturing job titles, sales job titles and marketing job titles.

Job Title Samples

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