How much money do Wichita Area Technical College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $35,000 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 Wichita Area Technical College graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies with a median starting salary of $42,800 followed by Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians paying $33,200 and Precision Metal Working graduates who have a median starting income of $31,800 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Wichita Area Technical 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.
|Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$42,800|
|Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$33,200|
|Precision Metal Working (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$31,800|
|Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$29,100|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156107 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Wichita Area Technical College.