Best Community Colleges in Oregon by Salary Potential

Ready to earn your associate degree? Learn more about Oregon’s top community colleges with the highest-paid graduates.

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Rank 
School Name 
School Type
Degree Type 
School Sector
Early Career Pay
 
Median salary for alumni with 0-5 years experience
Mid-Career Pay
 
Median salary for alumni with 10+ years experience
% High Meaning
 
% alumni who say their work makes the world a better place
% STEM Degrees
 
% degrees awarded in science, technology, engineering or math subjects
1AssociatesPublic$43,300$65,70065%27%

1Oregon Institute of Technology
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$43,300
Mid-Career Pay$65,700
% High Meaning65%
% STEM Degrees27%
2AssociatesPublic$42,300$62,50052%8%

2Portland Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$42,300
Mid-Career Pay$62,500
% High Meaning52%
% STEM Degrees8%
3AssociatesPublic$40,800$61,80054%4%

3Linn-Benton Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$40,800
Mid-Career Pay$61,800
% High Meaning54%
% STEM Degrees4%
4AssociatesPublic$39,500$60,90054%5%

4Clackamas Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$39,500
Mid-Career Pay$60,900
% High Meaning54%
% STEM Degrees5%
5AssociatesPublic$40,000$60,80062%6%

5Lane Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$40,000
Mid-Career Pay$60,800
% High Meaning62%
% STEM Degrees6%
6AssociatesPublic$41,200$60,00052%11%

6Mt Hood Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$41,200
Mid-Career Pay$60,000
% High Meaning52%
% STEM Degrees11%
6AssociatesPublic$40,200$60,000N/A0%

6Clatsop Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$40,200
Mid-Career Pay$60,000
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees0%
8AssociatesPublic$38,100$59,40084%1%

8Blue Mountain Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$38,100
Mid-Career Pay$59,400
% High Meaning84%
% STEM Degrees1%
9AssociatesPublic$38,300$58,80061%5%

9Chemeketa Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$38,300
Mid-Career Pay$58,800
% High Meaning61%
% STEM Degrees5%
10AssociatesPublic$41,200$57,70068%2%

10Central Oregon Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$41,200
Mid-Career Pay$57,700
% High Meaning68%
% STEM Degrees2%
11AssociatesPublic$38,500$57,40061%1%

11Rogue Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$38,500
Mid-Career Pay$57,400
% High Meaning61%
% STEM Degrees1%
12AssociatesPublic$37,600$57,00063%0%

12Umpqua Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$37,600
Mid-Career Pay$57,000
% High Meaning63%
% STEM Degrees0%
13AssociatesPublic$35,700$55,500N/A2%

13Treasure Valley Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$35,700
Mid-Career Pay$55,500
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees2%
14AssociatesPublic$36,800$53,000N/A3%

14Southwestern Oregon Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$36,800
Mid-Career Pay$53,000
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees3%
15AssociatesPublic$33,900$51,700N/A8%

15Klamath Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$33,900
Mid-Career Pay$51,700
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees8%
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Oregon is home to 40 two-year colleges. If you are looking for the best two-year Oregon colleges by alumni earning potential, this college ranking will help you make a smart decision about where to pursue an associate degree.

Portland Community College is the largest school on our list with more than 33,000 students.

The most popular industries in Oregon are Advanced Manufacturing; Clean Technology; Forestry and Wood Products; High Technology and Outdoor Gear and Activewear.


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