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Average Salary for Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Northern Virginia Community College is a university located in Annandale. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Office Manager
8 salaries
$45,978  
   
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$56,498  
Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)
4 salaries
$45,350  
Staff Accountant
4 salaries
$57,050  
Senior Accountant
3 salaries
$70,200  
Network Engineer
3 salaries
$93,000  
Accounts Payable Specialist
3 salaries
$37,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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Northern Virginia Community College Details

4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003-3796

www.nvcc.edu

Northern Virginia Communitiy College

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Industry

Graduates of Northern Virginia Community College work in a variety of industries including the health care industry, the veterinary care industry, and the dentist's office industry. Among Northern Virginia Community College grads, IT services is a commonly chosen career field. Starting salaries of $51K are common among Northern Virginia Community College grads.

Jobs

The Northern Virginia Community College alumni who make the most are Senior Accountants; they report a median pay of approximately $68K. Staff Accountants and Executive Assistants draw in a fair amount as well — $57K and around $56K. Accounts Payable Specialists wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning about $38K.

Locations

Those with a degree from Northern Virginia Community College often relocate to Alexandria after college. The top-paying city popular with Northern Virginia Community College alumni is Washington, DC, which offers median salaries of $66K. Vienna is a popular spot for former Northern Virginia Community College students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $45K. Other common destinations for Northern Virginia Community College grads include close-by Fairfax and Reston.

Degree Major

Northern Virginia Community College grads who hold an Associate's Degree, Graphic Design can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $97K per year. Graduates holding an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Veterinary Technology fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of $34K.

Skills

Project Management commands a pay premium of 46 percent for Northern Virginia Community College grads. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Northern Virginia Community College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, one-sixth former students report doing so. Other top skills include Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only half of the alumni are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to most graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of respondents as well. Northern Virginia Community College alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Montgomery College graduates, who earn $50K on average, make a similar amount to Northern Virginia Community College grads. College of Southern Maryland, The Community College of Baltimore County, and Rappahannock Community College are also similar to Northern Virginia Community College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT math score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores

Key Stats

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Salary
$33,973 - $67,868
Salary
$36,036 - $82,561
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 134 votes.
$34,817 - $73,500
$40,311 - $90,000
$46,711 - $71,249
$35,393 - $53,458

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