Average Hourly Rate for Sacramento City College Alumni

Sacramento City College is a university located in Sacramento. The data in this summary come from Sacramento City College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Sacramento City College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Physical Therapist Assistant
Court Clerk
Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 26 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
United States (change)

About This School

3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386


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The health care industry, the restaurant industry, and public K-12 education are just a few of the areas in which Sacramento City College grads find work. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the dentist's office industry. Former Sacramento City College students are not known for their interest in the medical office industry; less than five percent of them advance into this area for work. Graduates of Sacramento City College typically earn around $46K.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $42K whereas the men's median is $70K.


In the Sacramento City College alumni professional community, Regional Sales Managers make the highest median pay ($84K), though Registered Nurses ($63K) are a close competitor. Dental Office Managers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of $31K in this job.


Sacramento City College students enjoy their time in Sacramento, and more than two-fifths of students actually choose to reside here post-college and find jobs in the city. Another city that attracts a wealth of Sacramento City College grads is San Francisco; given its high compensation (approximately $84K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Sacramento City College alumni is Kahului, where earnings average $31K. Jackson and San Jose are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

Sacramento City College grads who hold a Bachelor's Degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning approximately $73K per year. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate's Degree (about $44K annually).


Proficiency in Customer Service is common among Sacramento City College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, about one in seven former students report doing so. Human Resources commands a pay premium of 26 percent for Sacramento City College grads. Other top skills include Scheduling, Radiology, and Customer Relations.

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. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, most alums contribute to a 401(k). Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair portion of former students are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of alumni report dental coverage, too. Additional perks enjoyed by Sacramento City College grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Cosumnes River College graduates, who earn $48K on average, make a similar amount to Sacramento City College grads. American River College, Napa Valley College, and San Joaquin Delta College are also similar to Sacramento City College.

Key Stats for Sacramento City College


68 %
32 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $29
Hourly Rate
$13 - $34
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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