How much money do Butte College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $27,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $36,400 on average.
In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Butte College graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $86,900 followed by Criminal Justice and Corrections paying $56,600 and Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions graduates who have a median starting income of $53,800 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Butte College graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree)||$86,900|
|Criminal Justice and Corrections (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$56,600|
|Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree)||$53,800|
|Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$45,600|
|Social Sciences (Associate's Degree)||$25,100|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110246 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Butte College.