In Demand Occupations

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Finance In-Demand Occupations

These are occupations that are found in an industry cluster that are projected to add a significant number of new jobs to our state's economy, are existing or emerging occupations being transformed by technology and innovations, or are vital to the overall health of our economy. 

 

Occupation Title

Education

Wage

Hourly/Annual

Financial Managers

B

$51.92/$107,990

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators


HS


$28.61/$59,510

Accountants and Auditors

B

$31.95/$66,450

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

B

$20.90/$43,470

Financial Analysts

B

N/A

Personal Financial Advisors

B

$42.29/$87,960

Loan Officers

B

$34.60/$71,970

Tax Preparers

HS

$15.10/$31,410

Financial Specialists, All Other

B

N/A

Insurance Sales Agents

HS

$30.09/$62,580

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents


B


$33.39/$69,440

Bill and Account Collectors

HS

$15.30/$31,830

Tellers

HS

$12.74/$26,500

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

HS

$18.43/$38,330

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

HS

$18.43/$38,330

Doctoral or professional degree (D) – Requires at least three years of full-time academic study beyond a bachelor’s degree.

Master’s degree (M) – Requires one or two years of full-time academic study beyond a bachelor’s degree.

Bachelor’s degree (B) – Requires four or five years of full-time academic study.

Associate degree (A) – Requires at least two years of full-time academic study.

Postsecondary non-degree award (PS) – Programs last a few weeks to more than a year; leads to a certificate or other award.

Some college, no degree (SC) – Requires the completion of a high school diploma or equivalent plus the completion of one or more postsecondary courses that did not result in a degree or award.

High School diploma or equivalent (HS) – Requires the completion of high school or an equivalent program resulting in the award of a high school diploma or an equivalent, such as a GED.

No Formal Education (NFE) – Signifies that a formal credential issued by an educational institution, such as a high school diploma or postsecondary certificate, is not typically needed for entry into the occupation.