Portland Community College (PCC) Alumni Average Hourly Rate

Based in Portland, Ore., Portland Community College is a university. The data in this summary come from Portland Community College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Portland Community College (PCC) Median Hourly Rate by Job


Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)
9 profiles

Administrative Assistant
8 profiles

Office Manager
8 profiles

United States (change)

Support Technician, Information Technology (IT)
6 profiles

Dental Hygienist
5 profiles

Dental Assistant
5 profiles

Manufacturing Technician
5 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 297
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About This School

12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132

Portland Community College



The majority of alumni accept jobs in the legal services industry. Portland Community College graduates see an average starting salary of $40K.


After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $46K where the average male graduate hauls home about $59K.


Portland Community College students enjoy their time in Portland, and close to one-half of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Portland Community College alumni are those with an Associate's Degree — they earn close to $37K on average per year.


Just over a fifth of Portland Community College grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Operations Management commands a pay premium of 65 percent for Portland Community College grads. Other top skills include Customer Service, Office Administration, and Payroll Administration.

Benefits and Perks

Former students at this school — more than half of alums — are lucky enough to receive paid vacation and paid sick leave. Health coverage is awarded to a majority of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to half of the former students as well. More than half of graduates save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Alumni of Portland Community College also take in life insurance and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Other schools similar to Portland Community College include Seattle Community College-North Campus, Salt Lake Community College, and American River College. Graduates of Portland Community College report the smallest average salaries relative to comparable schools; however, Tacoma Community College alumni, who make an average of $55K, do not sit too far above Portland Community College on the pay scale.

Portland Community College (PCC) Job Listings

Key Stats for Portland Community College (PCC)


62 %
38 %
Hourly Rate
$13 - $22
Hourly Rate
$11 - $18

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$14 - $20

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