Finance in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Oklahoma


Around 0.6% of Oklahoma's graduates graduate from finance degree programs every year. Thus, Oklahoma's 21 finance schools put out approximately 653 finance professionals each year.

Top Schools

Oklahoma City University, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a finance program. It is located in Oklahoma City. 96 students graduated with a degree in finance from Oklahoma City University in 2010. Oklahoma City University charged in-state students $25,760 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a finance program is Oklahoma Christian University. Oklahoma Christian University, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2010, is located in Edmond. In 2010, Oklahoma Christian University graduated 28 students from its finance program. Tuition at Oklahoma Christian University was $17,456 per year.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma with a finance program is Saint Gregorys University, which is located in Shawnee. In 2010, it was ranked 54th nationwide. Saint Gregorys University charged in-state students $17,516 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Finance schools in Oklahoma, charge students an average tuition of $10,696 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $28,735 per year, or as little as $2,400 per year. In 2010, the finance schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oklahoma were:

  1. University of Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $28,735 per year
  2. Oklahoma City University - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $25,760 per year
  3. Oral Roberts University - located in Tulsa, students are charged $20,054 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Oklahoma finance schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  2. Oklahoma City Community College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,659 per year
  3. Western Oklahoma State College - located in Altus, students are charged $2,750 per year

A finance degree from an Oklahoma school... what next?

Many Oklahoma finance graduates become a auditor, financial quantitative analyst, financial examiner, credit analyst, and sales agent. If you decide to work as a finance professional in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 27,830 Oklahoma finance professional as of 2010. This number includes 710 budget analysts, 13,700 auditors, and financial quantitative analysts. The following counties have the largest number of Oklahoma finance professionals:

  1. Canadian County - 10,460 finance professionals
  2. Creek County - 8,920 finance professionals
  3. Atoka County - 2,440 finance professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of finance professionals in the state of Oklahoma will grow to 37,410. This would require a 14% growth in the field.

Salary

finance professionals in Oklahoma earn $61,934 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma finance professional earned as little as less than $17,840 per year or as much as more than $148,030 per year. On average finance professional earn the most in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Canadian County - $66,250 per year
  2. Creek County - $61,696 per year
  3. Adair County - $59,370 per year

The Oklahoma counties with the lowest average salary for finance professionals are:

  1. Cherokee County - $46,184 per year
  2. Atoka County - $49,501 per year
  3. Beckham County - $54,797 per year

The finance professionals with highest average salaries in Oklahoma were:

  1. Branch Financial Manager - $84,860 per year
  2. Sales Agent - $83,660 per year
  3. Financial Examiner - $74,770 per year

On average, the lowest paid finance professionals in Oklahoma were:

  1. Loan Officer - $46,480 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $31,800 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oklahoma statistics regarding a career in finance and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business management or finance.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Finance in Oklahoma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Finance in Oklahoma

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Financial Specialists, All Other n/a $69,270
2
Accountants and Auditors 13,700 $55,870 5.9%
3
Loan Officers 5,070 $46,480 66.8%
4
Financial Managers 4,810 $84,860 -4.4%
5
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 1,530 $83,660 15.9%
6
Credit Counselors 1,110 $31,800 94.7%
7
Budget Analysts 710 $56,990 31.5%
8
Credit Analysts 550 $50,750 -36.8%
9
Financial Examiners 260 $74,770 0.0%
10
Economists 90 $64,890 50.0%
 

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