Average Salary for Northern Virginia Community College Alumni

Annandale is home to Northern Virginia Community College. 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
7 salaries
$45,000  
   
Executive Assistant
5 salaries
$56,498  
Staff Accountant
4 salaries
$57,050  
Accounts Payable Specialist
3 salaries
$37,909  
Account Manager
3 salaries
$45,316  
Facilities Manager
2 salaries
$53,625  
Legal Assistant
2 salaries
$35,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175
United States (change)

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 health care industry, the veterinary care industry, and clinical care. IT services registers as the most common industry among alumni. Following graduation, Northern Virginia Community College students earn an average of $52K.

Jobs

In the Northern Virginia Community College alumni professional community, Network Engineers make the highest median pay ($93K), though Senior Accountants (around $70K), and Staff Accountants ($57K) are close competitors. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Accounts Payable Specialists; alumni in this role face average salaries of $38K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Northern Virginia Community College students is Alexandria. Northern Virginia Community College grads also flock to Washington, DC, which is home to salaries significantly above average (typical pay is approximately $66K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Northern Virginia Community College grads is Vienna (median compensation is about $45K). Other cities of interest among Northern Virginia Community College alumni include nearby Fairfax and Reston.

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 $133K per year. A High School Diploma is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with annual pay of about $40K.

Skills

Northern Virginia Community College grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 48 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many Northern Virginia Community College grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with about one in six alumni using this program on the clock. Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Office Administration are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about half of the alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in three grads get sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a fair portion of former students, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of the survey participants as well. Most alums opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Other benefits awarded to Northern Virginia Community College alumni include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

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

Key Stats for Northern Virginia Community College

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Salary
$34,065 - $68,267
Salary
$35,972 - $80,735
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
$35,737 - $73,751
$37,044 - $74,434
$37,606 - $78,471
$34,817 - $73,500
$40,311 - $90,000
$46,711 - $71,249
$35,393 - $53,458

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