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Salaries by Major at Dakota County Technical College

How much money do Dakota County Technical College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,000 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 DCTC graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies with a median starting salary of $53,600 followed by Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians paying $52,700 and Electrical and Power Transmission Installers graduates who have a median starting income of $46,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Dakota County 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.

Median first-year earnings for Dakota County Technical College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies (Associate's Degree) $53,600
Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (Associate's Degree) $52,700
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $46,700
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers (Associate's Degree) $46,200
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (Associate's Degree) $43,700
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Associate's Degree) $41,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Associate's Degree) $40,200
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $39,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $37,700
Accounting and Related Services (Associate's Degree) $36,900
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $36,800
Precision Metal Working (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $36,300
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $35,700
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree) $33,800
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $33,800
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $32,800
Design and Applied Arts (Associate's Degree) $31,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173416 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Dakota County Technical College.