How much money do Meridian Community College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $24,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $30,500 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 MCC 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 $50,300 followed by Health and Medical Administrative Services paying $31,400 and Precision Metal Working graduates who have a median starting income of $23,300 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Meridian Community 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)||$50,300|
|Health and Medical Administrative Services (Associate's Degree)||$31,400|
|Precision Metal Working (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$23,300|
|Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$21,400|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$18,700|
|Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$12,800|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175935 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Meridian Community College.