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
$38,230​​$56,846
​12%
​700
​Bill & Account Collectors
$21,237​​$30,992
​-3%
​140
​Billing & Posting Clerks
$24,107​​$34,611
​11%
​270
​Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks
$25,168​​$35,547
​-6%
​350
​Credit Analysts
$42,723​​$56,160
​2%
​70
​Credit Authorizers, Checkers & Clerks
-6%​-​
​Financial Analysts
$56,950​​$82,909
​7%
​20
​Loan Officers
$53,477​​$64,397
​4%
​130
​Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks
$26,832​​$40,518
​-3%
​110
​Procurement Clerks
$29,266​​$37,149
​-6%
​60
​Tax Preparers*
6%​​60
​Tellers
$19,302​​$27,685
​-11%
​430
 Source: DEED Labor Market Information Office, www.mn.gov/deed/data/
* Economic development area information unavaiable. State data presented
 
Ridgewater College Placement Statistics 
Number of Total Graduates / Related Placement Rate

​20152014 ​2013
Accounting Careers  15/89%19/100% 27/94%
 
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services  
  
Ridgewater College Related Job Postings
Number of Job Postings

2016 2015 2014
Accounting 94 90 61
Business
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   
 




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