Average Salary: $55,825
What They Do
They’re in charge of the day-to-day operations of a retail store, which can range from fast-food restaurants to big box stores – and everything in between. These can be challenging leadership positions in a fast-moving environment. More and more retailers are offering manager development programs tailored to prior military.
Why It’s Hot
4- to 5-percent growth is predicted for these positions by 2024.
What You’ll Need
You can still work your way up through the ranks in this field with a high school diploma and experience, but a bachelor’s degree will greatly increase your chances of success and advancement.