Salary and Labor Market 

Labor Market Information

Entry Level  Annual  Wage 2015Median Annual Wage 2015Projected Growth Rate  2012-22Projected Regional Job Opening 2012-22
​Accountants & Auditors
​Bill & Account Collectors
​Billing & Posting Clerks
​Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks
​Credit Analysts
​Credit Authorizers, Checkers & Clerks
​Financial Analysts
​Loan Officers
​Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks
​Procurement Clerks
​Tax Preparers*
 Source: DEED Labor Market Information Office,
* Economic development area information unavaiable. State data presented
Ridgewater College Placement Statistics 
Number of Total Graduates / Related Placement Rate

Accounting Careers ​15/89%
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services  
Ridgewater College Related Job Postings
Number of Job Postings

2016 2015 2014
Accounting 94 90 61
226 197
Finance/Financial Management Services
49 28
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services 
Past Job Postings on Ridgewater's Career Services Jobs Website for Ridgewater Graduates

 Business NamePosition(s) Location
​MN Reading and Math Corps ​AmeriCorps Math Enrichment Tutor Willmar, MN
​S.J. Louis Construction, Inc.Accounts Payable AssociateRockville, MN
​Stevens Community Medical Center​Payroll Coordinator​Morris, MN
​Steffes Auctioneers​Clerk – Office Accounting​Litchfield, MN
​CMI Equipment & Engineering​Accounting Clerk​Glencoe, MN
​​Rice Memorial Hospital​Financial Counselor​Willmar, MN
​GradStaff​Corporate Finance Analyst, Accounts Payable​Minneapolis, MN
​Klein Bank​Mortgage Banking Officer​Montevideo, MN
​​MnSCUBusiness Analyst / MIS Intern​Minneapolis, MN​
​QC Supply​​Inventory Assistant​Willmar, MN
​Northland GroupCollection Agents​​Willmar, MN
​Home State Bank​Part Time Teller​Willmar, MN
​Jennie-O Turkey Store​Accounting Clerk, Senior Payroll Clerk​Willmar MN
​​Upper MN Valley Regional Dev. Comm.​Loan Officer​Appleton, MN
​Christensen Farms​Supply Chain Administrator​​Sleepy Eye MN
​​Border States Management​Office Assistant​Willmar, MN
​The Home Depot​Back Office Associate​Willmar, MN
​​Forstrom Bancorporation​Bank Teller, Internal Auditor​Clara City, MN
​West Central Steel​Staff Accountant​Willmar, MN
​​Wells Fargo​Personal Banker​Willmar, MN
​​Whitcomb Brothers Grain Systems, Inc.​Accounting Clerk / Admin. Assistant​Atwater, MN
​Marketing Concepts/Ability Commerce​Credit Department Technician​Spicer, MN
​KEYC12/FOX Mankato​Accounting Clerk​​Mankato, MN
​​Hanson Communications Inc.​Accountant​Willmar, MN
​United FCS​Accounting Assistant​Willmar, MN
​Schwieters Chevrolet​​Office Manager​Willmar, MN
​​RELCO​Accounts Payable Clerk​Willmar, MN​
 Source: Ridgewater College Career Services   

Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.