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Average Hourly Rate for Las Positas College Alumni

Students of Las Positas College call Livermore home for four years. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Las Positas College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Years Experience

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1-4 years
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10-19 years
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Las Positas College Details

3000 Campus Hill Drive
Livermore, CA 94551-7650

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The insurance agency or brokerage industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Following graduation, Las Positas College students earn an average of about $42K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only around $42K on average compared to approximately $56K for male graduates.


Las Positas College alumni typically remain in Livermore, the city they've grown to love, after graduation, and slightly less than a fifth of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. Pleasanton is another hot spot for Las Positas College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $70K). On the other hand, Las Positas College alumni who end up in Oakland receive the lowest median salaries of $46K.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree from Las Positas College can rake in a whopping $49K per year, more than any other degree from this school. An Associate of Arts (AA), Criminal Justice commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $38K.


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking commands a pay premium of 51 percent for Las Positas College grads. Around one in four Las Positas College grads wind up using Customer Service at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Troubleshooting, and Customer Relations command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of respondents do get paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to most alums, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of alums as well. A fair portion of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Additional benefits handed to Las Positas College alumni include a casual working environment, free drinks, flexible hours, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Related Schools

Median pay for Canada College grads is about $50K, making their salaries most similar to those of Las Positas College grads. Chabot College, College of San Mateo, and Diablo Valley College are also similar to Las Positas College.

Test Scores

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Key Stats

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47 %
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$10 - $33
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$14 - $32
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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Chabot College
College of San Mateo
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