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Wilkes Community College Salaries

Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Salaries by Major at Wilkes Community College

How much money do Wilkes Community College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $22,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $26,100 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 Wilkes Community 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 $47,000 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions paying $37,200 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $32,400 .

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

Median first-year earnings for Wilkes Community College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $47,000
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $37,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $32,400
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (Associate's Degree) $31,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Associate's Degree) $24,000
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $21,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $21,300
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $18,800
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree) $18,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199926 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Wilkes Community College.