Career Pathway in Finance

A career in finance requires certain skills and education depending on job requirements. Skills include planning services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management. Popular high-school courses include: Personal Finance, Accounting, Economics, Intro to Business, and AP Statistics.

Training in the Following Career Skills

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High School Diploma or Equivalent Career Options

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

$39,660.00/yr

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Tax Preparers

$39,390.00/yr

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Bill and Account Collectors

$36,020.00/yr

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Billing and Posting Clerks

$37,800.00/yr

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Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

$65,900.00/yr

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Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

$38,750.00/yr

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Procurement Clerks

$42,670.00/yr

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Telemarketers

$25,250.00/yr

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Tellers

$29,450.00/yr

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Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

$47,130.00/yr

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Associate Degree Career Options

No associate degree career options available at this time.

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Bachelor's Degree Career Options

Financial Analysts

$85,660.00/yr

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Financial Managers, Branch or Department

$127,990.00/yr

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Treasurers and Controllers

$127,990.00/yr

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Actuaries

$102,880.00/yr

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Loan Counselors

$45,180.00/yr

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Financial Quantitative Analysts

$70,280.00/yr

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Investment Fund Managers

$107,480.00/yr

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Insurance Underwriters

$69,380.00/yr

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Personal Financial Advisors

$88,890.00/yr

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Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

$64,120.00/yr

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Doctorate or Professional Degree Career Options

Economists

$104,340.00/yr

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Continue to Explore this Pathway

Continue exploring this career path and building your plan! Find electives and Advanced Placement courses at your school aligned with this pathway, consider registering for a Kirkwood Career Academy, register for an internship or job shadow, and look for summer programs that will help you continue to build your knowledge and skills.