Average Hourly Rate for Houston Community College System (HCCS) Alumni

Houston, Texas is home to Houston Community College, a university. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Houston Community College grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Houston Community College System (HCCS) Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

Job
National Hourly Rate Data 
$0$12$24$36
Registered Nurse (RN)
$26.50  
   
Charge Nurse (LVN)
$22.65  
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
$22.78  
Receptionist
$8.74  
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room
$34.57  
Project Administrator, Engineering
$30.00  
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)
$16.76  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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About This School

3100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002

Houston Community College


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Industry

Former Houston Community College students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including clinical care, the engineering services industry, and the health care services industry. The oil and gas field services industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Houston Community College graduates see an average starting salary of about $42K.

Jobs

Former Houston Community College students with an interest in making money consider becoming Executive Assistants, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to approximately $58K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Office Managers ($52K) and Paralegals ($46K). Administrative Assistants wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning around $26K.

Locations

Many Houston Community College alumni remain in Houston after graduation; a large number of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. The top-paying city popular with Houston Community College alumni is Dallas, Texas, which offers a median salary of $78K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Houston Community College alumni is Katy, Texas, where earnings average $39K. Nearby Sugar Land, Texas is also a top pick for Houston Community College grads, as is San Antonio, Texas.

Degree Major

Houston Community College grads who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Mechanical Engineering (ME) can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average $80K per year. Those holding an Associate's Degree, General Studies are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $38K on average per year.

Skills

Houston Community College grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience garner salaries that are 49 percent more than other grads' salaries. Customer Service is a common skill among Houston Community College alumni — close to one-fifth of grads mention using it at work. Also considered top-notch skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. A fair number of alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. A strong majority of grads receive health insurance, and the larger part of alumni get dental coverage. Houston Community College grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Austin Community College District grads bring in salaries of around $55K, making them the most similar to Houston Community College alumni in terms of earnings. St Philip's College, San Antonio College, and Palo Alto College are also similar to Houston Community College.

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Key Stats for Houston Community College System (HCCS)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $21
Hourly Rate
$11 - $28

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

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