Professional Services

The success of a business is from the success of its people.

Discover what skills you can offer.

Can you picture yourself in a business setting, collaborating with a team to solve problems? Through interaction with employees, to product development, to insight on customer needs, it takes professional to cultivate a positive business environment.

Top 10 Highest Demand Positions In Professional Services

( South Central Kentucky )

  • Office Clerk (General)
Minimum Required Education: HSD/GED/STT/Associate Degree Average Annual Salary: $27,900
  • Tax Preparer
Minimum Required Education: HSD/GED/OJT* Average Annual Salary: $28,000
  • Customer Service Representative
Minimum Required Education: HSD/GED/SST* Average Annual Salary: $29,000
  • Secretary and Administrative Assistant
(Except Legal, Medical and Executive)
Minimum Required Education: HSD/GED/OJT* Average Annual Salary: $29,000
  • Billing and Posting Clerk
Minimum Required Education: HSD/GED/OJT  Average Annual Salary: $30,700
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerk
Minimum Required Education: HSD/GED/OJT Average* Annual Salary: $34,200
  • First-Line Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Minimum Required Education: HSD/GED* Average Annual Salary: $46,000
  • Accountant and Auditor
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree Average Annual Salary: $60,600
  • General and Operations Manager
Minimum Required Education: PSE Average Annual Salary: $81,700
  • Financial Manager
Minimum Required Education: PSE  Average Annual Salary: $106,500
HSD: High School Diploma OJT: On-the-Job Training, PSE: Post-Secondary Education STT: Short-Term Training GED: General Educational Development *Higher level of education preferred

Data Source Chumra JobsEQ®

Professional Services in South Central Kentucky

Professional Services Career Pathway

Bachelor’s Degree
Accountant
Auditor
Lawyer
Insurance Sales Agent
Financial Manager/Advisor
Loan Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Information Technology
Human Resources
Marketing/Public
Relations/Advertising
Securities
Commodities
Financial Services Sales

AVERAGE ANNUAL EARNINGS:
$43,000 – $200,000

Associate’s Degree
Paralegal
Web Developer

AVERAGE ANNUAL EARNINGS:
$25,000 – $52,600

On-The-Job Education
Accountant
Tax Preparer
Legal Secretary
Computer Support
Specialist

AVERAGE ANNUAL EARNINGS:
$20,000-$60,700

High School Diploma
(or less)
Bank Teller
Office Clerk
General Customer Service Representative
Billing & Postage Clerk
Stock Clerk & Order Filler
Receptionists

AVERAGE ANNUAL EARNINGS:
$17,200 – $40,700

Data Source Chumra JobsEQ®

By the Numbers

Numbers based on 1,143 seniors in the Spring 2017 graduating class.

%

Graduated with an industry credential

%

Graduated with NCRC

%

Graduated with 6 or more post-secondary credits.

Resources

Resources to start building your pathway are available throughout the community and through educational certifications. Local schools are just one of many resources, and in the surrounding area these programs and career models are offered. See what’s available at your school.

Career Focused Models

  • Marketing & Retail Lab (South Warren)

Career Pathways Offered at Area High Schools:

  • Accounting (Warren Central, Warren East, Greenwood)
  • Administrative Support (Warren East, Greenwood)
  • Agribusiness Systems (Warren Central)
  • Business Management (Warren Central, South Warren)
  • Business Management & Entrepreneurship (Warren Central, Greenwood)
  • Computer Science (Bowling Green)
  • Computer Technology (Warren County Area Technology Center)
  • Consumer & Family Management (Bowling Green)
  • E-Commerce (Bowling Green, Warren Central, Warren East, Greenwood)
  • Fashion & Interior Design (South Warren)
  • Financial Services (Warren East)
  • Horticulture & Plant Science (South Warren)
  • Information Processing (South Warren)
  • Information Technology: Network Administrator (Warren County Area Technology Center)
  • Marketing (Warren East, South Warren)
  • Marketing & Multimedia (Greenwood)
  • Medical Administrative Assisting (Bowling Green)
  • Web Design for Business & E-Commerce (South Warren)

Get In Touch

For more information about how you can get involved with our talent initiatives, please email or call:

Meredith Rozanski, COO
meredith@bgchamber.com
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
270-781-3200