How much money do Del Mar College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $30,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $36,100 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 DMC 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 $56,300 followed by Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services paying $46,600 and Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions graduates who have a median starting income of $44,800 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Del Mar 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)||$56,300|
|Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree)||$46,600|
|Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree)||$44,800|
|Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree)||$39,400|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$21,800|
|Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$15,900|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=224350 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Del Mar College.