Average Salary for Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Northern Virginia Community College is a university based in Annandale, Va. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
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Office Manager
6 salaries
$41,425  
   
Executive Assistant
3 salaries
$56,498  
Accounts Payable Specialist
3 salaries
$37,909  
Systems Administrator
2 salaries
$87,955  
Sr. Art Director
2 salaries
$106,963  
Help Desk Technician
2 salaries
$35,493  
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
2 salaries
$34,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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 are found working in a number of different fields including the veterinary care industry, the health care services industry, and the engineering services industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in IT services. Very few Northern Virginia Community College grads go into the health care information technology (it) services industry; in fact, less than two percent of alumni enter this industry. Former Northern Virginia Community College graduates bring in $48K on average.

Jobs

Northern Virginia Community College grads who become Senior Art Directors are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $107K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Network Engineers and Systems Administrators; their salaries approach approximately $96K and $88K, respectively. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Accounts Payable Specialists who make an average of around $38K.

Locations

Many Northern Virginia Community College grads end up living in Alexandria, Va., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Washington, DC is another hot spot for Northern Virginia Community College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $66K). Home to the lowest median salary for Northern Virginia Community College alumni is Vienna, Va., a popular place for former students despite its $36K average paycheck. In addition, Northern Virginia Community College grads flock to neighboring Fairfax, Va. as well as Reston, Va.

Degree Major

Northern Virginia Community College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold an Associate's Degree, Administration of Justice and earn a median salary of $133K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Veterinary Technology tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average approximately $34K per year.

Skills

Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Northern Virginia Community College alumni, with roughly a sixth of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Network Management / Administration translates into above-average pay for Northern Virginia Community College grads — they earn double their fellow graduates. In addition, those who are savvy in Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Data Entry are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A strong majority of respondents set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. For this school, a strong majority of grads are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of graduates pick up dental plans, too. Alumni of Northern Virginia Community College also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Montgomery College grads (who make an average of $50K) earn salaries most similar to Northern Virginia Community College alumni. 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
60 %
Male
40 %
Salary
$30,498 - $65,614
Salary
$34,757 - $86,439

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
$21,281 - $80,576
$41,748 - $87,490
$47,758 - $85,489
$34,392 - $55,955

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