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Administrator, Chief Executives
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ActivitiesGovernment executives determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of federal, sate, local, or international government activities. Plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate managers.

OutlookAverage job growth

Median Income$165,080 per year in May 2010

Work Context & ConditionsTop executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and public or private-sector organizations.

Minimum Education RequirementsBachelor's Degree

SkillsSocial Perceptiveness, Monitoring, Management of Personnel Resources, Management of Financial Resources, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Writing, Negotiation, Mathematics, Systems Evaluation, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Coordination, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Systems Analysis

AbilitiesOral Expression, Fluency of Ideas, Deductive Reasoning, Originality, Speech Clarity, Inductive Reasoning, Oral Comprehension