How much money do Dutchess Community College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $29,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $37,400 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 DCC 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 $62,200 followed by Human Services paying $30,900 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $28,500 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Dutchess 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)||$62,200|
|Human Services (Associate's Degree)||$30,900|
|Criminal Justice and Corrections (Associate's Degree)||$28,500|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Associate's Degree)||$21,100|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$19,900|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190840 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Dutchess Community College.