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Average Salary for Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Based in Annandale, Va., Northern Virginia Community College is a university. The data in this summary come from Northern Virginia Community College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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Office Manager
7 salaries
$45,000  
   
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$56,498  
Accounts Payable Specialist
3 salaries
$37,909  
Staff Accountant
3 salaries
$52,600  
Systems Administrator
2 salaries
$87,955  
Practice Administrator
2 salaries
$46,000  
Account Manager
2 salaries
$50,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164

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About This School

4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003-3796

Northern Virginia Communitiy College


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Industry

Northern Virginia Community College alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the veterinary care industry, the health care industry, and clinical care. IT services is the sector most highly represented among alumni. The average starting salary for a graduate of Northern Virginia Community College is $51K.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $49K whereas the men's median is $61K.

Jobs

Among Northern Virginia Community College alumni, those working as Systems Administrators report the highest median pay of around $88K, followed by Executive Assistants (approximately $56K), and Staff Accountants ($53K). On the lower end, Accounts Payable Specialists report making $38K.

Locations

Home to a large number of Northern Virginia Community College alums, Alexandria, Va. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. With a median salary of approximately $67K, Washington, DC represents the highest-paid city popular among Northern Virginia Community College grads. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Northern Virginia Community College alumni is Vienna, Va., which offers a median salary of $36K. Other popular cities for Northern Virginia Community College alumni include nearby Fairfax, Va. and Reston, Va.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $133K per year, Northern Virginia Community College grads who have an Associate's Degree, Administration of Justice are the best paid among the alumni population. Graduates holding an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Veterinary Technology fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $34K.

Skills

Northern Virginia Community College grads with Network Management / Administration abilities can expect to make nearly double their former classmates (around $96K). Many former Northern Virginia Community College students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and one-sixth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Also considered top-notch skills are Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. A fair number of grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of survey participants, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of respondents as well. Other benefits that Northern Virginia Community College alumni receive are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Community College of Baltimore County grads report the most similar salaries to Northern Virginia Community College alums, earning $50K on average. Montgomery College, College of Southern Maryland, and Rappahannock Community College are also similar to Northern Virginia Community College.

Key Stats for Northern Virginia Community College

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
Salary
$33,439 - $65,931
Salary
$35,635 - $87,832
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
$34,253 - $80,464
$39,902 - $89,243
$48,012 - $79,750
$34,392 - $55,955

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