Average Hourly Rate for Sacramento City College Alumni

Sacramento City College is a university based in Sacramento. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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Sacramento City College Alumni

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Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Court Clerk
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About This School

3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822-1386


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Graduates of Sacramento City College are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, public K-12 education, and the dentist's office industry. The most popular field is the health care services industry. The average starting salary for a graduate of Sacramento City College is $46K.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks approximately $85K per year, but the second group takes home only $41K.


Though Sacramento, Calif. offers the least in terms of financial rewards (median pay is the lowest at $53K), close to one-half of Sacramento City College students continue living here after college. Sacramento City College grads with a different agenda may consider the above-average salaries in San Francisco, Calif. — pay averages to about $84K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree will compensate Sacramento City College grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $73K on average per year. Graduates holding an Associate's Degree fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of around $44K.


Nearly one in ten grads report using Customer Service as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Knowledge of Leadership seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are nearly double their former classmates' salaries ($90K). Proficiency in Geriatrics, Operations Management, and Radiology command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

As for time away from work, slightly more than two-fifths of graduates are compensated for vacation days, but only one in four survey participants can take paid time off due to illness. It is no small feat that a strong majority of grads are given health coverage, and the larger part of alumni accept dental insurance. A strong majority of graduates set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Sacramento City College grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, San Joaquin Delta College grads (who make an average of $47K) earn salaries most similar to Sacramento City College alumni. Cosumnes River College, American River College, and Napa Valley College are also similar to Sacramento City College.

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Key Stats for Sacramento City College


65 %
35 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
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$13 - $39
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
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