Finance in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Wyoming


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Wyoming receive finance degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 58 finance professionals graduate from Wyoming's 3 finance schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wyoming with a finance program is University of Wyoming, which is located in Laramie. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. 57 students graduated with a degree in finance from University of Wyoming in 2010. Students at University of Wyoming paid $3,927 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a finance program is Western Wyoming Community College. Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Rock Springs. Western Wyoming Community College charged in-state students $1,994 in tuition fees per year.

University of Phoenix-Cheyenne Campus, which is located in Miami, is the third-largest finance school in Wyoming. In 2010, 0 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Cheyenne Campus finance program.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wyoming finance school, average tuition will be $1,974 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,994 per year to $3,927 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wyoming finance schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year

The following Wyoming finance schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  2. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year

A finance degree from a Wyoming school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs finance graduates in Wyoming pursue include auditor, financial quantitative analyst, credit analyst, sales agent, and loan officer. In 2010, there were 3,380 finance professional working in Wyoming, including 100 budget analysts, 1,670 auditors, and 90 financial quantitative analysts. In Wyoming, the largest numbers of finance professional work in the following counties:

  1. Laramie County - 770 finance professionals
  2. Lincoln County - 590 finance professionals
  3. Big Horn County - 460 finance professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 4,350 finance professionals will be working in Wyoming. This would require the number of finance professional to grow by 11%.

Salary

On average, finance professionals earn a salary of $62,949 per year in Wyoming state. However, this number is only an average. Finance professional in Wyoming had varying salaries from $24,850 to $160,400 per year in 2010. Finance professionals in the following Wyoming counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lincoln County - $77,860 per year
  2. Natrona County - $75,548 per year
  3. Campbell County - $68,637 per year

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

  1. Albany County - $53,423 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $58,800 per year
  3. Laramie County - $65,333 per year

On average, the highest paid finance professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Branch Financial Manager - $85,810 per year
  2. Sales Agent - $79,870 per year
  3. Financial Quantitative Analyst - $64,070 per year

The finance professionals with lowest average salaries in Wyoming were:

  1. Credit Analyst - $55,280 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $33,090 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wyoming statistics regarding a career in finance. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or finance.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Wyoming
  • Doctoral Degree in Finance in Wyoming

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Wyoming Laramie WY 32.3209 49% 12,427
7,211 miles from location Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs WY 29.2898 n/a 4,079
6,993 miles from location University of Phoenix-Cheyenne Campus Cheyenne WY 0.0959768 n/a 10
 

Curious what studying Finance gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wyoming

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Accountants and Auditors + 1,670 $62,000 11.3%
2
Loan Officers + 760 $59,630 26.7%
3
Financial Managers + 570 $85,810 -8.1%
4
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents + 120 $79,870 -29.4%
5
Budget Analysts + 100 $63,840 25.0%
6
Financial Specialists, All Other + 90 $64,070 -52.6%
7
Credit Counselors + 40 $33,090
8
Credit Analysts + 30 $55,280 -50.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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