91% of NWTC grads are employed within six months of graduation.
Median salary of associate degree grads: $50,000 six months after graduation.
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.
Satisfaction with Training
98% of NWTC Graduates are Satisfied or Very Satisfied with their training.
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.
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.
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.