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

Starting salaries of about $43K are the median among NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) grads. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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Registered Nurse (RN)
$23.50  
   
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
$25.00  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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. Former NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) students do not typically enter IT services; in fact, one in twenty graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $44K on average compared to approximately $54K for male graduates.

Locations

Home to a large number of NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) alums, Fayetteville, Ark. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Springdale, Ark. is also a common destination for NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $59K. Home to the lowest median salary for NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) alumni is Bentonville, Ark., a popular place for former students despite its $42K average paycheck. Alumni express interest in Rogers, Ark. and Siloam Springs, Ark. as well.

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 offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($45K).

Skills

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) grads are usually competent in Microsoft Excel, and roughly a fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) grads who have experience with Operations Management can expect to make 2 percent more than other alumni (approximately $44K on average). In addition, those who are savvy in Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Microsoft Word are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Both vacation time and sick leave are paid out for slightly more than half of the respondents. It is no small feat that a fair number of grads are given health coverage, and a fair number of graduates accept dental insurance. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a strong majority of graduates contribute to a 401(k). Graduates of NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) are also recipients of a casual working environment, flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats for NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC)

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Hourly Rate
$15 - $25
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%

Job Satisfaction

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

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