Average Hourly Rate for Del Mar College Alumni

Del Mar College is a university located in Corpus Christi. The data for this snapshot was collected from Del Mar College graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Del Mar College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Ultrasound Technologist
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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About This School

101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897


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The health care industry, clinical care, and the medical office industry are just a few of the areas in which Del Mar College grads find work. The home health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Typical pay for those who graduated from Del Mar College amounts to $50K.


Former Del Mar College students with an interest in making money consider becoming Directors of Operations, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to approximately $114K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Human Resources Managers ($71K) and Clinical Nurse Managers ($68K). Administrative Assistants face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at about $44K.


Corpus Christi is a city beloved by Del Mar College alumni, and more than half of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. Houston is also a common destination for Del Mar College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $61K. Del Mar College alumni in Dallas can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at around $46K. Close-by San Antonio and Austin are also desirable cities among Del Mar College alumni.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of $65K per year, Del Mar College grads who have an Associate's Degree, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are the best paid among the alumni population. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) — their annual income amounts to around $35K on average.


Proficiency in Customer Service is common among Del Mar College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly an eighth of former students report doing so. Del Mar College grads who have experience with Project Management can expect to make 31 percent more than other alumni ($66K on average). Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Home Health/Home Care.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in three grads get paid sick time. A majority of alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a majority of the survey participants receive dental plans, too. A majority of grads report contributing to a 401(k). Additional benefits handed to Del Mar College alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Navarro College grads bring in salaries of around $51K, making them the most similar to Del Mar College alumni in terms of earnings. Laredo Community College, Wharton County Junior College, and Alvin Community College are also similar to Del Mar College.

Key Stats for Del Mar College


58 %
42 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $26
Hourly Rate
$11 - $27
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 42 votes.

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Laredo Community College
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