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
- Zodiac Aerospace