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Finance Schools
In Santa Cruz, California

The city of Santa Cruz has only one school where finance faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the finance academic community in Santa Cruz, and the future trends. Academia in finance includes finance training at the finance bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Santa Cruz Vs. California Finance Employment

Santa Cruz 1,290
California 263,180

Exactly 1,290 of the 263,180 finance professionals employed in California, work in Santa Cruz. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of finance professionals in Santa Cruz has grown by 23%. Overall employment in Santa Cruz has also increased.

Santa Cruz Vs. California Finance employment growth

314,290 323,520 310,490 292,410 263,180
1,050 1,080 1,180 1,070 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Cruz

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Santa Cruz

$67,935 $75,127 $72,182 $70,534 $76,027
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Santa Cruz
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Cruz

In Santa Cruz, salaries for finance professionals have increased. In 2010 Santa Cruz finance professionals earned an average yearly salary of $76,027. Four years earlier in 2006, finance professionals in Santa Cruz made an average salary of $67,935 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Cruz.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Santa Cruz

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Finance professionals in Santa Cruz earn a median salary of $63,693 per year. The 10% of finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,630 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Santa Cruz

Risk Management
International Business
Business Administration
Small Business
Business Management

On average finance professional salaries in Santa Cruz are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Santa Cruz


Many of Santa Cruz's finance professionals are graduates of the only accredited finance school in the city.

Finance Programs Offered In Santa Cruz


Santa Cruz's finance school offers one finance degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Santa Cruz


Approximately 356 students completed finance courses in 2010.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Santa Cruz, California

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