Career Clusters

Finance is in the business of money. Banks loan money to individuals and business, and offer a place for you to keep your money safe and earn interest. Financial service companies help you manage and grow your money.

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Check out the Illinois State Board of Education Career Guide to explore career paths!


is this for me?

  • Strong math skills
  • Good communicator
  • Persuasive
  • Detailed oriented
  • Project management skills


Job Facts and Wages

  • $129, 833- $38, 241 per year
  • May work part-time or full-time. Most work full time
  • Often work indoors


Skills and Trainings

  • Manage the time of self and others
  • Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work
  • Recognize the nature of a problem
  • Think of new ideas about a topic
  • Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action
  • Understand new information or materials by studying and working with them.


Source: Illinois Pathways