Finance Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

In Wilkes-Barre, there is only one finance school where finance faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the finance academic community in Wilkes-Barre, and the future trends. Academia in finance includes finance training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Finance Employment

Wilkes-Barre 3,670
Pennsylvania 96,260

Exactly 3,670 of the 96,260 finance professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Wilkes-Barre. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilkes-Barre, there has been a 17% growth in the number of finance professionals. As the number of finance professionals in Wilkes-Barre has increased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has also increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Finance employment growth

94,290 98,130 98,050 97,540 96,260
3,140 3,610 3,790 3,730 3,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$53,966 $56,360 $58,772 $58,723 $58,708
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

Salaries for finance professionals in Wilkes-Barre have increased. Wilkes-Barre finance professionals made $58,708 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for finance professionals in Wilkes-Barre was $53,966 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of finance professionals in Wilkes-Barre is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile
$33,831
25th percentile
$41,403
50th percentile
$53,477
75th percentile
$66,840
90th percentile
$89,628

Finance professionals in Wilkes-Barre make a median yearly salary of $53,477. The 10% of finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,831 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 165% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Accounting
$40,273
Risk Management
$45,500
Finance
$58,708
Business
$75,338
International Business
$78,300
Business Administration
$79,510
Marketing
$83,923
Business Management
$85,568
Small Business
$87,000

Wilkes-Barre finance professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Wilkes-Barre

1

Many of Wilkes-Barre's finance professionals are graduates of the only accredited finance school in the city.

Finance Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in finance offered by Wilkes-Barre's finance school.

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
21
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total21

In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from finance courses.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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