Average Hourly Rate for NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) Alumni

Starting salaries of $44K are the median among NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) grads. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
$25.00  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Industry

A large chunk of former NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) students are employed in clinical care; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. On the other end of the spectrum is IT services, which attracts around one in twenty NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) alumni.

Locations

Bentonville, Ark. is a hub for NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) graduates — a large number call this city home. It is also not uncommon to find former NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) students living and working in Springdale, Ark. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $59K. NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) alumni in Rogers, Ark. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at approximately $42K. Other cities of interest include Fayetteville, Ark. and Siloam Springs, Ark.

Degree Major

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) students with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Computer Information Systems (CIS) can expect to make the most money (around $58K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. An Associate's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $47K.

Skills

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and nearly one in four alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Knowledge of Operations Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 0 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($44K). Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Accounting.

Benefits and Perks

A number of grads are rewarded with paid time off, and the larger part of graduates report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A strong majority of former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. A fair number of alums have medical plans, and a strong majority of grads have dental insurance. NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats for NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Hourly Rate
$15 - $25
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
$23

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