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Business Support & Assistance Schools in Maryland

In 2020-2021, 22 students earned their Business Support degrees in MD.

As a degree choice, Business Support & Assistance is the 19th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business Support & Assistance Majors in Maryland

Business Support majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate Degree 12
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 10
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 10
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 10

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a business support major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business support majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.1%
  • Black or African American: 22.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 63.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for Business Support & Assistance Grads in Maryland

188,160 people in the state and 10,836,830 in the nation are employed in jobs related to business support.


Wages for Business Support & Assistance Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a business support grad in the state is $41,790, compared to a typical salary of $41,160 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Maryland that offer business support degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,705 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,504 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,573 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 33%. This public school has an average net price of $7,890. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,566 Total Students

The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $10,329. In their early career, HCC grads earn an average salary of $36,255.

Business Support & Assistance Careers in MD

Some of the careers business support majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Receptionists and Information Clerks 14% $29,140
Word Processors and Typists 11% $41,590
Data Entry Keyers 9% $35,650
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 8% $40,230
Office Clerks 8% $32,600
Customer Service Representatives 7% $35,290
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 7% $67,360
Cargo and Freight Agents 7% $41,880
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 7% $45,810
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 6% $47,910
Dispatchers 6% $38,540
Procurement Clerks 5% $49,780

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business support.

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Business Administration & Management 6,675
Business & Commerce 2,294
Accounting 1,295
Management Sciences & Methods 1,115
Finance & Financial Management 726
Marketing 611
Human Resource Management 594
Management Information Systems 269

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