Average Hourly Rate for Del Mar College Alumni

Corpus Christi, Texas is home to Del Mar College, a university. This report is based on the answers of Del Mar College graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Del Mar College Alumni

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Ultrasound Technologist
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About This School

101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897


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Graduates of Del Mar College go into the home health care industry, the medical office industry, and clinical care, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. A large chunk of former Del Mar College students are employed in the health care industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Del Mar College graduates see an average starting salary of $51K.


The biggest paychecks among Del Mar College alumni are earned by Directors of Operations — these former students make a median salary of around $114K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Clinical Nurse Managers (about $68K) and Geographic Information Systems Managers ($65K). Administrative Assistants face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $44K.


Del Mar College students enjoy their time in Corpus Christi, and close to one-half of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. San Antonio, Texas is also a common destination for Del Mar College grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of approximately $102K. Dallas, Texas is a popular spot for former Del Mar College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $46K. Nearby Austin, Texas and Houston, Texas also rank high on the list of cities for Del Mar College grads.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from Del Mar College can rake in a whopping average approximately $65K per year, more than any other degree from this school. An Associate's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $56K.


Del Mar College grads with Operations Management experience garner salaries that are 37 percent more than other grads' salaries. Del Mar College grads are usually competent in Customer Service, and around one in ten alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Also considered top-notch skills are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Acute Care.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Dental insurance applies to the larger part of former students, and the larger part of survey participants report health coverage. The larger part of respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Additional perks enjoyed by Del Mar College grads include a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $52K for Alvin Community College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Del Mar College grads. Other schools similar to Del Mar College include Laredo Community College, Wharton County Junior College, and Blinn College.

Key Stats for Del Mar College


59 %
41 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $28
Hourly Rate
$11 - $28
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 25 votes.

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Laredo Community College
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