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Average Hourly Rate for Sacramento City College Alumni

Sacramento City College is located in Sacramento. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

Sacramento City College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Physical Therapist Assistant
Court Clerk
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Dental Hygienist
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Sacramento City College Details

3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386

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Sacramento City College alumni belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the health care industry, public K-12 education, and the health care services industry. The dentist's office industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Former Sacramento City College students are not known for their interest in clinical care; less than five percent of them advance into this area for work. Starting salaries of $45K are common among Sacramento City College grads.


It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of $41K whereas the men's median is about $70K.


The most lucrative professionals among Sacramento City College alumni are Regional Sales Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $84K. Also nearing the top of the pay scale at $63K are Registered Nurses. Dental Office Managers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning approximately $31K.


Upon earning their degree, many Sacramento City College grads prefer to remain in Sacramento; in fact, just over two-fifths of grads enjoy the area so much that they find permanent jobs in the city. San Francisco is another hot spot for Sacramento City College grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to around $84K). On the other hand, Sacramento City College alumni who end up in Kahului receive the lowest median salaries of $31K. Other popular cities include Jackson and Portland.

Degree Major

Sacramento City College students with a Bachelor's Degree can expect to make the most money (about $73K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. On the other end of the spectrum, those with an Associate's Degree tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making approximately $43K per year.


Competency in Human Resources translates into above-average pay for Sacramento City College grads — they earn 28 percent more than their fellow graduates. Customer Service is a popular skill among Sacramento City College alumni, with roughly an eighth of grads reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Radiology, Scheduling, and Customer Relations.

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-third of alumni for sick time. A majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). It is no small feat that a majority of alumni are given health coverage, and a majority of former students accept dental insurance. Additional perks enjoyed by Sacramento City College grads include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

San Joaquin Delta College graduates, who earn $47K on average, make a similar amount to Sacramento City College grads. Other schools similar to Sacramento City College include Cosumnes River College, American River College, and Napa Valley College.

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Key Stats

69 %
31 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $26
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$13 - $34
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

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Cosumnes River College
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Napa Valley College
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