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 Graduate Summary Results

Summary Results for 2013 - 2014 graduates, six months after graduation

Associate Degree and Technical Diploma Programs # of Graduates (2013 - 2014) # of Job Openings full- and part-time posted % Employed % Employed in Field Median Annual Wage for FT Employed in Field

 

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Enology (Winemaking) NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Environmental Engineering - Waste and Water Technology 5 43 75% 75% 37,957
Farm Business & Production Management 14 61 100% 100% 25,000 (+ equity)
Landscape Horticulture 8 195 100% 100% 41,207
Sustainable Food & Agriculture Systems NEW! - - - - 46,000- 51,000
Viticulture (Vineyard Management) NEW! - - - - 36,000 - 40,000
Wind Energy Technology Shared with LTC - - - - 47,154
Architecture and Construction
Architectural Technology 17 186 80% 100% 34,320
Civil Engineering Technology 10 191 100% 83% 39,517
Construction Technology NEW! - - - - 53,000-59,000
Electrical Power Distribution 32 147 100% 89% 60,534
Electrical Systems NEW! - - - - 22,000-31,500
Energy Management Technology 2 4 100% 50% 48,006
Gas Utility Construction and Service 36 60 87% 77% 65,579
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology 13 281 100% 100% 33,927
Prototype and Design Technician 7 13 100% 100% 40,037
Solar Energy Technology 5 2 100% not available 52,500*
Structural Systems NEW! - - - - 18,000-20,000
Arts, Audiovisual Technology, and Communications
Design and Graphic Technology 26 55 88% 71% 29,120
Digital Media Technology 20 77 63% 80% 36,400*
Photography 16 9 80% 25% 34,500*
Print Technology 10 421 50% 100% 29,638
Web Development 19 72 100% 63% 38,758
Business Management and Administration
Administrative Professional 15 2882 86% 50% 33.985
Broadcast Captioning Shared with LTC - - - - 31,000-34,000
Business Management 96 1225 91% 73% 30,865
Business Professionals Essentials NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Business Software Essentials NEW! - - - - 19,000-22,000
Global Business Shared with WCTC - - - - 42,000
Health Care Business Services 52 131 84% 56% 27,156
Healthcare Customer Service Representative NEW! - - - - 18,000-20,000
Human Resources 3 80 100% 50% 29,500*
Human Resources Compliance NEW! - - - - 19,000-22,000
Leadership Development 28 444 100% 64% 31,156
Office Professional 14 752 100% 67% 23,000*
Organizational Safety & Health NEW! - - - - 19,000-22,000
Supervision NEW! - - - - 29,000-32,000
Education and Training
Early Childhood Education 38 2571 100% 75% 20,798
Early Childhood Licensing Basic: Ages 0-2  NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Early Childhood Licensing Basic: Ages 3-5  NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Individualized Technical Studies 2 not available 100% 100% 20,278
Introduction to Paraeducator Careers  NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Paraeducator 8 283 67% 100% 25,272**
Finance
Accounting 74 1484 88% 69% 28,234
Accounting Assistant 37 307 100% 43% 26,393
Health Sciences
Dental Assistant 26 154 100% 100% 27,038
Dental Hygienist 14 119 83% 100% 40,947
Diagnostic Medical Sonography 8 8 100% 100% 58,329
Gerontology 5 49 100% 100% 49,947
Health Care Business Services 52 131 84% 56% 21,156
Health Information Technology 37 137 80% 83% 39,267
Medical Assistant 68 483 94% 81% 26,268
Medical Coding NEW! - - - - 20,000-22,000
Medical Laboratory Technician 12 82 100% 100% 37,593
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Shared with LTC - - - - 26,000-29,000
Pharmacy Technician Shared with LTC - - - - 26,728
Nursing - Associate Degree 164 977 96% 97% 46,796
Nursing Assistant 532 6802 96% 64% 22,670
Physical Therapist Assistant 31 97 100% 88% 35,942
Practical Nursing 176 385 94% 85% 32,238
Radiography 7 67 100% 100% 45,153
Respiratory Therapist 13 17 100% 100% 36,267
Surgical Technologist 37 45 93% 100% 37,042
Therapeutic Massage NEW! - - - - 19,000-22,000
Wellness & Health Promotion NEW! - - - - 48,000-53,000
Hospitality and Tourism
Hotel & Restaurant Management 16 448 83% 80% 31,198
Human Services
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Shared with NTC - - - - 23,941-35,000
Early Childhood Education 38 2571 100% 75% 20,798
Early Childhood Licensing Basic: Ages 0-2  NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Early Childhood Licensing Basic: Ages 3-5  NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Human Services Shared with NTC - - - - 20,280-43,264
Introduction to Paraeducator Careers  NEW! - - - - 21,000-23,000
Paraeducator 8 283 67% 100% 25,272**
Information Technology
Cisco Systems Administrator (pending state approval) - - - - 32,000
Computer Support Specialist 20 666 91% 100% 37,437
Computer Support Technician 9 14 50% 100% 36,397
Linux Cisco Systems Administrator (pending state approval) - - - - 32,000
Microsoft Systems Administrator (pending state approval) - - - - 32,000
Network Specialist 19 581 92% 100% 38,500
Networking NEW!​ - - - - 29,000-32,000
Virtualization Cisco Systems Administrator (pending state approval) - - - - 32,000
Web Application Programming Technician 7 2 100% not available 55,000*
Web Design Technician 5 1 100% not available 24,500*
Web Development 19 72 100% 63% 38,758
Software Developer NEW! - - - - 55,000-60,000
Law, Public Safety, and Security
Advanced EMT (AEMT) 28 8 100% 100% 25,208
Court Reporting Shared with LTC - - - - 45,000
Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement​ 63 1701 8100% 68% 42,470
Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement Academy 41 78 100% 77% 48,356
Criminal Justice Professional Studies NEW! - - - - 31,000-33,000
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 97 76 94% 80% 31,593
Fire Medic NEW! - - - - 39,000-41,000
Fire Protection Engineering Technology 6 15 67% 100% 34,317
Fire Science NEW! - - - - 31,000-34,000
Jail Officer NEW! - - - - 25,000-27,000
Paralegal 40 120 90% 33% 30,000
Paramedic 29 10 100% 78% 30,574
Manufacturing
Automation Engineering Technology 14 77 100% 100% 41,462
Electro-Mechanical Technology 21 1358 93% 100% 45,174
Electronics 6 374 75% 67% 30,159
Machine Tool - CNC Technician 56 304 84% 94% 36,813
Machine Tool Operation 73 552 67% 100% 33,693
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 5 97 100% 50% 39,517
Manufacturing Operations Management NEW! - - - - 53,000-58,000
Marine Construction 1 198 100% 100% 39,000*
Marine Engineering Technology 5 66 100% 33% 40,000
Mechanical Systems NEW! - - - - 18,000-20,000
Prototype and Design Technician 7 13 100% 100% 40,037
Welding 101 1702 84% 71% 36,397
Marketing Sales and Service
Design and Graphic Technology 26 55 88% 71% 29,120
Digital Marketing NEW! - - - - 42,000-47,000
Marketing 25 4796 80% 100% 29,118
Professional Sales NEW! - - - - 42,000-47,000
Supply Chain Management 14 481 80% 100% 38,477
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Civil Engineering Technology 10 191 100% 83% 39,517
Electrical Engineering Technology 9 337 100% 100% 33,160
Electronics 6 374 75% 67% 30,159
Environmental Engineering - Waste and Water Technology 5 43 75% 75% 37,957
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 5 97 100% 50% 39,517
Mechanical Design Technology 13 763 86% 83% 37,437
Nuclear Technology Shared with LTC - - - - 57,196
Utilities Engineering Technology 7 43 75% 100% 59,504
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing Technician 5 68 100% 100% 25,000*
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology 5 27 not available not available 32,000*
Automotive Maintenance Technician (pending state approval) - - - - 24,500
Automotive Technician 17 586 100% 75% 25,000*
Automotive Technology 16 258 100% 71% 32,855
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician 11 491 100% 100% 35,357
Diesel Equipment Technology 4 248 100% 100% 38,997
Supply Chain Management 14 481 80% 100% 38,477

New and Pending Programs

Salary information obtained from Indeed.com

Shared Programs

Salary information obtained from Indeed.com, LTC (Court Reporting, Nuclear Technology, Pharmacy Technician and Wind Energy Technician), WCTC (Global Business), and NTC (Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Human Services).

About the Data

This information contains Graduate Follow-Up Survey employment-related findings for Summer 2012 through Spring 2013 graduates at approximately 6 months after graduation. All 2,538 graduates were contacted via email and/or phone and asked to complete the survey; and 1,717 graduates completed the survey.

Report Definitions

Number of jobs Program-related job openings, full- and part-time, posted by employers in the Wisconsin TechConnect job search database from 7/1/2013 to 6/30/2014
Sources * Indeed.com; ** WeCan - https://services.education.wisc.edu/wecan
Number of graduates Count of program graduates as of survey date.
Percent employed P​ortion of survey respondents available for employment reporting full- or part-time employment approximately 6 months after graduation.
Percent employed in field Portion of survey respondents reporting employment who have a job related to their specific program of study.
Median annual wage Of graduates reporting full-time, related jobs, this is the annualized salary of the middle graduate when salaries are ranked from low to high.
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