Career & salary outlook

Business occupations are varied and have a wide range of starting wages depending on the industry, level of responsibility, previous experience and longevity and capability of the employee. For example, starting wages in Whatcom county for non-technical/non-scientific wholesale and manufacturing sales positions may range from $15.43 to $18.43 per hour; whereas starting wages for supervisor/manager positions may range from $20.99 to $25.90 per hour.*

Source: Career OneStop 2018

Career Pathways: A visual roadmap to help you reach your career goals.

Local employers of recent program graduates include:

  • Auntie Anne's Pretzels
  • Boost Mobile
  • Computer Task Group
  • H&R Block
  • Icy Straight Seafoods Inc.
  • LFS Marine & Outdoor
  • Oostra Rouw & Associates Inc.
  • Seafood Producers Cooperative
  • SPIE
  • Zodiac Aerospace