Average Salary for Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Northern Virginia Community College is a university based in Annandale, Va. This overview is based on graduates' answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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Office Manager
6 salaries
$41,425  
   
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$56,498  
Accounts Payable Specialist
3 salaries
$37,909  
Sr. Art Director
2 salaries
$106,963  
Network Engineer
2 salaries
$96,373  
Facilities Manager
2 salaries
$53,625  
Systems Administrator
2 salaries
$87,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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About This School

4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003-3796

Northern Virginia Communitiy College


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Industry

Graduates of Northern Virginia Community College go into the veterinary care industry, IT consulting, and the civil engineering services industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. A large chunk of former Northern Virginia Community College students are employed in IT services; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Very few Northern Virginia Community College grads go into the dentist's office industry; in fact, less than two percent of alumni enter this industry. Starting salaries of $49K are the median among Northern Virginia Community College grads.

Jobs

Among Northern Virginia Community College graduates, the biggest earners are Senior Art Directors, who haul in $107K on average. Next on the list are Network Engineers and Staff Accountants, bringing in $96K and about $57K, respectively. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Accounts Payable Specialists; alumni in this role face average salaries of approximately $38K.

Locations

Alexandria, Va. is filled with Northern Virginia Community College grads. It is no surprise that Washington, DC, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is around $66K), is another of the most popular spots for former Northern Virginia Community College students. Though Vienna, Va. takes the cake for lowest pay among Northern Virginia Community College grads (the median salary is $36K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Neighboring Fairfax, Va. is another common pick among Northern Virginia Community College grads, along with Reston, Va.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree, Administration of Justice from Northern Virginia Community College can rake in a whopping average approximately $133K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Veterinary Technology are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $34K on average per year.

Skills

A little less than a fifth of Northern Virginia Community College grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Northern Virginia Community College grads who have experience with Network Management / Administration can expect to make nearly double other alumni (around $96K on average). Other top skills include Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

Just under half of the survey participants are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. A fair number of survey participants set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to a fair number of alums, and more than half of respondents also receive dental coverage. Northern Virginia Community College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Montgomery College grads bring in salaries of around $50K, making them the most similar to Northern Virginia Community College alumni in terms of earnings. Other schools similar to Northern Virginia Community College include College of Southern Maryland, Community College of Baltimore County, and Rappahannock Community College.

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Key Stats for Northern Virginia Community College

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
Salary
$30,740 - $64,797
Salary
$34,915 - $85,970
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
$27,919 - $82,052
$41,546 - $78,000
$47,758 - $85,489
$34,392 - $55,955

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