How much money do Rock Valley College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $26,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $34,400 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 Rock Valley 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 $55,300 followed by Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies paying $46,500 and Biological and Physical Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $25,500 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Rock Valley 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)||$55,300|
|Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$46,500|
|Biological and Physical Sciences (Associate's Degree)||$25,500|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$19,500|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148380 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Rock Valley College.