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 Graduate Success and Job Outlook

91% of grads are employed within six months of graduation.

Median salary of associate degree grads: $37,437 six months after graduation.

98% of graduates are satisfied or very satisfied with their NWTC education.

70% of graduates work in the NWTC district and 95% work in Wisconsin.

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Why graduates choose NWTC

Looking for the education and training that will lead to a successful career? Consider this– Northeast Wisconsin Technical College graduates get good jobs with good pay.

37% Employment Related Reasons

15% To Prepare for Further Education

28% To Make a Career Change


11% To Improve Existing Job Skills

7% Personal Interest

3% Other Reasons

Percent Employed

Percent Employed

Graduates available for employment, all jobs: 91% of 2012 - 2013 graduates available for employment were employed six months after graduation, and 77% of those had jobs in their field of study.

Percent Satisfied

98% NWTC graduates satisfied with training


Location of Employment

Location of Employment 

70% Are Employed in the NWTC District

90% Are Employed in Wisconsin

5% Are Employed Out-of-State

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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.​