Career Opportunities



As a graduate of the Computer Business Office Technology (CBOT) degree or certificate program there are many job opportunities available and you will be prepared for a variety of entry-level positions in the information technology industry. Additionally, your education will give you opportunities for advancement in your current career if you have already chosen a career in business. Job opportunities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Office Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Executive Secretary
  • Legal Secretary
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Financial Clerk
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing Clerk
  • Order Clerks
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Hotel/Motel, and Resort Desk Clerk
  • Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Worker
  • Receptionist
  • Teller
  • Office Support Worker

According to the California Employment Development Department, the median annual salary for a secretary in Santa Barbara County was $36,085 in 2013. The agency predicts a 15.8 percent increase in available jobs statewide through 2020. The county's median annual salary for an office/administrative supervisor was $51,308 in 2013.

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Last Modified Aug 26, 2015