Platteville, WI has twelve banking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest ranked school in this group with a banking program, has a total student population of 41,654. It is the 23rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Wisconsin.
Banking students from Platteville 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 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 3,450 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $51,890. Financial specialists in this area earn $47,350/yr and there are ** employed.
Platteville lies in Grant county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area has 139,210 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $16.33/hr average worker wage, and a $33,970 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Platteville are held by financial specialists, and 24.760/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 12 banking schools with a 100-mile radius of Platteville, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Ambrose University comes out as the most expensive ($21,089/yr) for banking students, with Black Hawk College as the lowest, reported at only $4,984/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Platteville|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||80.6 miles|
|La Crosse||WI||50,893||3||27.5304||229||84.7 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||84.9 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||92.1 miles|