Eau Claire, WI (population: 66,106) has fifteen banking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in this group with a banking program, has a total student population of 51,659. It is the 31st highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Minnesota.
Banking students from Eau Claire schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today.
Eau Claire lies in Eau Claire county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Eau Claire area has 75,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $17.59/hr average worker wage, and a $36,580 average annual salary.
Of the 15 banking schools with a 100-mile radius of Eau Claire, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of St Thomas comes out as the most expensive ($25,679/yr) for banking students, with Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,981/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Eau Claire|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||69.1 miles|
|La Crosse||WI||50,893||3||27.5304||229||69.7 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||76.2 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||76.6 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||79.4 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||80.9 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||87.7 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||91.5 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||91.9 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||92.1 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||93.2 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||96.7 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||98.5 miles|