Internet Executives

Internet executives plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the operations of businesses that engage in commerce over the Internet. These upper-level positions include presidents, chief operating officers, executive vice presidents, chief financial officers, chief information officers, and regional and district managers. They are responsible for ensuring that e-commerce sites are profitable and maintain high visibility and presence on the Web. The majority of Internet executives are employed in large companies in urban areas.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Management Information Systems Directors
Duties Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the operations of businesses that engage in commerce over the Internet
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Nationwide
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
Experience Five to fifteen years' experience required
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Problem-Solving
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Computer
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Much Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • President, CEO, CFO, CIO, etc.
  • Vice President
  • Manager
  • Marketing or Sales Representative

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