What Top Executives Do Top executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and organizations. Top executives work in nearly every industry. They work for large and small businesses, ranging from companies in which they are the only employee to firms with thousands of employees.
How to Become a Top Executive
Although education and training requirements vary widely by position and industry, many top executives have at least a bachelor’s degree and a considerable amount of work experience.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for top executives was $102,690 in May 2015. Employment of top executives is projected to grow 6 percent by 2024.
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