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Associate's Degree/Certificate (1-2 years)

Loan Clerk

  • Entry Level Salary: $30,870
  • Median Salary: $35,400
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Very High

Payroll Clerk

  • Entry Level Salary: $32,030
  • Median Salary: $38,480
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Low

 

Bachelor's Degree (4 years)

Accountant

  • Entry Level Salary: $48,730
  • Median Salary: $61,460
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Very High

Financial Analyst

  • Entry Level Salary: $63,230
  • Median Salary: $86,520
  • Job Growth (10 yr): High

 

Master's Degree (6 years)

Financial Manager

  • Entry Level Salary: $73,260
  • Median Salary: $96,980
  • Job Growth (10 yr): High

Chief Financial Officer

  • Entry Level Salary: $74,380
  • Median Salary: $108,100
  • Job Growth (10 yr): Low