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2020-2021 Graduate Outcome Report

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

Median salary of associate degree grads: $50,000 six months after graduation.

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Percent Employed

91% of 2020-2021 graduates available for employment were employed six months after graduation, and 77% of those had jobs in their field of study.

91% Employed - 9% Seeking employment

Satisfaction with Training

98% of NWTC Graduates are Satisfied or Very Satisfied with their training.

59% Very satisfied, 39% satisfied, 2% unsatisfied

Why graduates choose NWTC

31% Preparation for Getting a Job

31% Prepare for further education

16% Make a Career Change

13% Improve Existing Job Skills

8% Personal Interest

2% Other Reasons

Location of Employment

69% of graduates work in the NWTC district. 26% work in Wisconsin. 5% are employed out-of-state.

Map of the northeast Wisconsin district

About the Data

This information contains Graduate Follow-Up Survey employment-related findings for Summer 2020 through Spring 2021 graduates at approximately 6 months after graduation. All 2,520 graduates were contacted via email, phone and text and asked to complete the survey; and 1,375 graduates completed the survey.

Report Definitions

Number of graduates — Count of program graduates as of survey date.

Percent employed — Portion 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. * Indicates not enough wage data collected via survey.