How much money do Palo Alto College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $27,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $31,800 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 Palo Alto College graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services with a median starting salary of $29,500 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $24,800 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods graduates who have a median starting income of $22,300 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Palo Alto 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.
|Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree)||$29,500|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Associate's Degree)||$24,800|
|Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Associate's Degree)||$22,300|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$21,500|
|Criminal Justice and Corrections (Associate's Degree)||$18,900|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=246354 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Palo Alto College.