Grafton, WI has nineteen banking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwestern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a banking program, has a total student population of 19,853. It is the 11th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Illinois.
Banking students from Grafton 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. In fact, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 41,520 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $61,440. Financial specialists in this area earn $64,290/yr and there are 920 employed.
Grafton lies in Ozaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.126 out of every 1000 jobs in Grafton are held by financial specialists, and 50.816/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 19 banking schools with a 100-mile radius of Grafton, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern University comes out as the most expensive ($28,371/yr) for banking students, with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,170/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Grafton|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||21.8 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||39.9 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||77.8 miles|
|Green Bay||WI||101,191||7||25.235||199||83.0 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||85.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||86.1 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||86.4 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||87.6 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||89.3 miles|