The most highly represented industry among alumni is the military or armed forces industry. Central Texas College graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $41K.
An Associate's Degree, General Studies will compensate Central Texas College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $63K on average per year. Those holding an Associate's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $46K on average per year.
Competency in Microsoft Office translates into above-average pay for Central Texas College grads — they earn 12 percent more than their fellow graduates. Close to a third of grads report using Microsoft Office as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Customer Service, Logistics, and Microsoft Excel are desirable skills as well.
Benefits and Perks
More than half of graduates opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. The larger part of survey participants enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of former students receive dental plans, too.
Compensation is lowest for Central Texas College grads among alumni salaries of comparable schools, but graduates of Community College of the Air Force are not far ahead on the pay scale with average earnings of around $65K. The New Mexico Military Institute, Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus, and Carolinas College of Health Sciences are also similar to Central Texas College.