Financial Services Career Outlook

Percent Employed

100%

Employed

 

WITC Financial Services Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

Employed in Related Field

83%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Financial Services Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

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$20,798 - $45,000

Range of Yearly Salary

 

 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Financial Analyst

Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds and other types of investments.

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Real Estate Sales or Broker

Real Estate Sales or Brokers help clients buy, sell and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Business Manager or Owner

  • Loan Officer or Personal Banker

  • Sales or Sales Manager

  • Investment Advisor

  • Insurances Sales or Broker

  • Stockbroker

  • Accountant/Bookkeeper

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Financial Services associate degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Financial Services program at WITC has articulation agreements with Cardinal Stritch University, Lakeland University+, Northland College+, UW-Oshkosh, UW-River Falls, UW-Superior+, UW-Stout. 

The colleges listed above have developed an associate degree to bachelor degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (Colleges with a + have a transfer agreement directly related to the Financial Services field; other Bachelor Degree programs vary); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Hear From Graduates

"As a student in this program, I have blossomed. I have picked up life-changing skills and much-needed confidence to be successful in today's tough job market. The staff has had a great impact on me and have done an outstanding job at fostering my education. My experience here has impacted my life in the most positive way."

Brittany Magnuson, WITC Financial Services Graduate

The potential starting wage range is compiled from 2016 WITC or WTCS Graduate Follow-Up Report. If not available, wage data is compiled from Economic Modeling Software Intl (10th and 25th percentile earnings) and/or Wisconsin Worknet (Wage Comparison Tool) using the Standard Occupation Code(s) (SOC) the WTCS has assigned to the programs. When possible, the wage range is compiled using data from the 11 counties within the WITC district. Starting wage ranges for new programs are reviewed by the advisory team. Wage data was compiled August 2017. 

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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