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Seattle King WDA: King County
Qualification: SOC code: 132052

Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Bachelor's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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*How we calculate wages - Source data for wages come from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey and are subject to restrictions and limitations of the survey. Self-employment, private households and agricultural employment, except for agricultural services, are excluded from OES. All wage estimations are adjusted as of March 2013. Learn more.

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Qualification status for in the other WDAs included below, for relevant areas.
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QualificationSoc area
Demand All workforce development areas, all counties
Not in demand Pacific Mountain WDA: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston counties
Not in demand Snohomish WDA: Snohomish County
Not in demand Pierce WDA: Pierce County
Balanced Benton- Franklin WDA: Benton, Franklin counties
Demand Spokane WDA: Spokane County
Balanced Northwest WDA I: Whatcom county
Demand Southwest WDA I: Cowlitz, Wahkiakum counties
Balanced South Central WDA I: Kittitas County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA I: Kitsap county
Balanced Northwest WDA II: Skagit county
Demand Southwest WDA II: Clark County
Balanced South Central WDA II: Klickitat County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA II: Clallam, Jefferson counties
Balanced Northwest WDA III: Island, San Juan counties
Balanced South Central WDA III: Skamania County
Balanced South Central WDA IV: Yakima County
Not in demand Eastern Washington WDA I: Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille, Lincoln counties
Not in demand Eastern Washington WDA II: Asotin, Garfield, Whitman counties
Not in demand