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Average Hourly Rate for Chaffey College Alumni

Chaffey College is a university located in Rancho Cucamonga. This synopsis is derived from the responses of former Chaffey College students who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Chaffey College Alumni

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Dental Assistant
Dietary Supervisor
Office Assistant
Office Manager
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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About This School

5885 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002

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Former Chaffey College students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the health care services industry, the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry, and the dentist's office industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. Typical pay for those who graduated from Chaffey College amounts to $39K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $47K on average compared to $84K for male graduates.


Chaffey College grads who become Chief Operations Officers are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, usually making around $60K yearly.


Chaffey College students enjoy their time in Rancho Cucamonga, and nearly one-eighth of students actually choose to reside here post-college and find jobs in the city. In addition, former Chaffey College students often head to Los Angeles after graduating, where typical salaries come to $78K in this top-paying city. Home to the lowest median salary for Chaffey College alumni is Riverside, a popular place for former students despite its approximately $38K average paycheck. Other common destinations for Chaffey College grads include close-by Ontario and Fontana.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Chaffey College grads with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) (earnings climb to about $68K per year). Those with an Associate's Degree, Dietetics face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $36K per year.


Chaffey College alumni are often well versed in Customer Service, with around one in eight grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Chaffey College grads — they earn double their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Troubleshooting.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in four survey participants are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a majority of alumni, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of respondents as well. A majority of former students save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Chaffey College alumni include a casual working environment, flexible hours, defined benefit (db) retirement plan, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Median pay for Cypress College grads is $50K, making their salaries most similar to those of Chaffey College grads. Fullerton College, Santa Monica College, and Santa Ana College are also similar to Chaffey College.

Key Stats for Chaffey College


66 %
34 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
Hourly Rate
$8 - $23
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
$10 - $24
Associate of Arts (AA), Philosophy & Religious Studies

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