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Fast Facts for Financial Specialists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Harrisburg and Philadelphia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Scranton, Allentown and Erie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Financial Specialists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

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Programs
  • BSFIN - General Finance
  • MS in Finance
  • BSFIN - Accelerated MS Finance
  • Degrees offered include Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration.
  • Students are instructed in relevant business skills like communication, mathematics, and management.
  • Coursework emphasizes the development of project management, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, 100% online and campus based programs available.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
  • Available business concentrations include Accounting, Economics, General Management, Marketing, and Human Resource Management.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA and Online Graduate Business Programs in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Programmatic accreditation provided by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Non-profit university accredited by WASC Senior Commission
  • Professors with real-world experience and student centered approach
  • Flexible, fully online degree programs responding to the market needs
  • All courses are offered six times a year with clear path to completion and reduced time-to-degree
  • No additional costs for textbooks or other fees
  • Personal support from application to graduation leading to high retention and graduation rates
Programs
  • MS in Finance - H
  • Flexible MBA - Financial Business - H
  • Flexible MBA

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School has brought the philosophy of business with humanity in mind to a part time format. Now offering several degrees to the part-time student, students can now become business leaders at this nationally recognized institution in as little as 2.5 years.

Programs
  • Finance (M.B.A.) Online
  • Accounting (M.Acc.)
  • Accounting (B.B.A) Online
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Challenging students to live extraordinary lives of personal and professional fulfillment since 1878.
  • Offers programs in business, communication, education, humanities, fine arts, health sciences, and graduate studies.
  • Provides on-campus housing options and study abroad programs for students.
  • Campus features several academic centers for students, including The Writing Center and the Study Place for Achievement (SPA).
Programs
  • Business Administration - Banking & Financial Services
  • Business Administration - Finance
  • Accounting Associate Degree
  • Based on their 2014 graduate survey, 85.7% of graduates were employed in their chosen field or continuing their education within one year of graduation.
  • Offers academic assistance services for students, including tutors, personal advisors and SMARTHINKING, their 24/7 online learning assistance center.
  • 84% of surveyed graduates said they would recommend Central Penn College to a friend.
  • On-campus housing is provided through  apartments and townhouses, not dorms.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on HIgher Education (MSCHE).
Programs
  • Master of Science : Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration :Financial Analysis
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration : Investment
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
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Programs
  • Business Administration - Finance (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
Programs
  • MS Finance
  • BS Finance
  • BS Business Studies in Business Finance
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  • Financial Management - PhD in Bus. Admin.
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  • Advanced Accounting - PhD in Bus. Admin.
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
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  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
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More Pennsylvania Financial Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Reading
Masters
2,233
Bryn Mawr
Masters
391
Glenside
Doctorate
3,592
Bloomsburg
Doctorate
8,745
Lewisburg
Masters
3,677
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Butler
Associate
3,656
Radnor
Masters
3,108
California
Masters
8,206
Indiana
Associate
101
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
2,178
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
10,326
Allentown
Masters
1,888
Philadelphia
Doctorate
2,062
Cheyney
Masters
1,438
Clarion
Masters
6,795
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Lancaster
Associate
179
York
Associate
112
Center Valley
Masters
2,898
Media
Associate
10,816
Doylestown
Masters
2,081
Monessen
Associate
280
Philadelphia
Doctorate
20,682
Du Bois
Associate
233
Pittsburgh
Doctorate & First Professional
10,296
East Stroudsburg
Masters
7,053
Saint Davids
Doctorate & First Professional
4,291
Edinboro
Masters
7,686
Elizabethtown
Masters
2,360
Lancaster
Bachelor
2,104
Erie
Doctorate
4,134
Beaver Falls
Masters
1,891
Gettysburg
Bachelor
2,503
Grove City
Bachelor
2,504
Bryn Mawr
Associate
947
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Philadelphia
Masters
3,487
Immaculata
Doctorate
4,057
Indiana
Doctorate
14,018
Huntingdon
Bachelor
1,506
Kutztown
Masters
10,295
Pittsburgh
Masters
1,499
Philadelphia
Doctorate
5,994
Scranton
Associate
1,502
Sharon
Associate
124
Annville
Doctorate
1,936
Schnecksville
Associate
7,184
Bethlehem
Doctorate
6,845
Lincoln University
Masters
2,449
Lock Haven
Masters
5,241
Nanticoke
Associate
6,323
Williamsport
Bachelor
1,429
Jenkintown
Associate
982
Mansfield
Masters
3,338
Scranton
Doctorate
3,316
Erie
Masters
4,253
Grantham
Bachelor
2,837
Millersville
Masters
8,306
Dallas
Doctorate
2,355
Blue Bell
Associate
9,184
Bethlehem
Masters & First Professional
1,989
Cresson
Masters
1,595
Allentown
Bachelor
2,457
Aston
Doctorate
3,084
Bethlehem
Associate
7,912
Philadelphia
Bachelor
2,181
Washington
Associate
435
Williamsport
Bachelor
6,682
Johnstown
Associate
1,358
Media
Associate
853
Media
Bachelor
1,646
University Park
Doctorate
43,252
Monaca
Bachelor
793
Dubois
Bachelor
897
Erie
Masters
4,171
Uniontown
Bachelor
1,119
Malvern
Masters
1,238
McKeesport
Bachelor
783
Middletown
Doctorate
3,907
Hazleton
Bachelor
1,232
Mont Alto
Bachelor
1,204
Upper Burrell
Bachelor
912
Schuylkill Haven
Bachelor
940
Sharon
Bachelor
868
Lehman
Bachelor
697
Dunmore
Bachelor
1,347
York
Bachelor
1,622
Langhorne
Masters
1,349
Philadelphia
Doctorate
3,349
Pittsburgh
Masters
3,591
Reading
Associate
4,682
Moon Township
Doctorate
5,055
Rosemont
Masters
940
Loretto
Doctorate
2,125
Philadelphia
Doctorate
7,542
Latrobe
Masters
1,924
Greensburg
Masters
1,991
Shippensburg
Masters
7,765
Slippery Rock
Doctorate
8,325
Selinsgrove
Bachelor
2,039
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
34,696
Greenville
Bachelor
1,219
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
23,980
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
27,020
Scranton
Doctorate
5,612
Collegeville
Bachelor
1,583
Villanova
Doctorate & First Professional
10,470
Waynesburg
Doctorate
2,462
West Chester
Masters
13,219
New Wilmington
Masters
1,455
Youngwood
Associate
6,239
Chester
Doctorate
4,866
Wilkes-Barre
Doctorate
5,114
Chambersburg
Masters
724
York
Masters
5,720
York
Associate
247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Financial Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Financial Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Financial Specialists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Erie 90 $35,580
Harrisburg 360 $71,790
Carlisle 360 $71,790
Lancaster 50 $71,410
Lebanon 60 $53,930
Pittsburgh 1050 $72,140
Scranton 70 $59,330
Wilkes 70 $59,330
Barre 70 $59,330
Hazleton 70 $59,330
York 130 $61,330
Hanover 130 $61,330

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