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.


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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