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 Graduate Summary Results

Summary Results for 2012 - 2013 graduates, six months after graduation

Associate Degree and Technical Diploma Programs # of Graduates (2012 - 2013) # of Job Openings full- and part-time posted % Employed % Employed in Field Median Annual Wage for FT Employed in Field

 

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Enology (Winemaking) NEW! - - - - 25,000
Environmental Engineering - Waste and Water Technology NEW! - - - - 46,750
Farm Business & Production Management 16 36 100% 63% 30,000
Landscape Horticulture 12 223 86% 100% 40,000
Sustainable Food & Agriculture Systems NEW! - - - - 29,120
Viticulture (Vineyard Management) NEW! - - - - 38,000
Architecture and Construction
Architectural Technology 6 126 100% 67% Not Available
Construction Technology NEW! - - - - 29,120-37,440
Electrical Power Distribution 30 126 100% 95% 46,146
Electricity 7 260 100% 50% Not Available
Energy Management Technology NEW! - - - - 37,900
Gas Utility Construction and Service 22 11 86% 100% 54,622
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology 18 169 92% 100% 35,227
Prototype and Design Technician 9 11 100% 83% 44,197
Solar Energy Technology NEW! - - - - 37,900
Structural Systems NEW! - - - - 29,120-37,440
Arts, Audiovisual Technology, and Communications
Digital Media Technology 37 55 63% 53% 34,279
Photography NEW! - - - - 34,760
Print Technology 1 172 100% 100% Not Available
Business Management and Administration
Administrative Professional 23 2750 100% 90% 28,286
Business Management 91 1413 94% 76% 32,599
Health Care Business Services 53 149 77% 63% 28,556
Human Resources NEW! - - - - 35,000
Leadership Development 26 362 83% 53% 42,169
Office Assistant 11 932 86% 100% 31,159
Education and Training
Early Childhood Education 33 1739 100% 86% 33,839
Individualized Technical Studies 4 - 100% 100% Not Available
Instructional Assistant 10 197 67% 75% Not Available
Finance
Accounting 63 1144 87% 67% 31,469
Accounting Assistant 28 306 60% 83% 25,000
Health Sciences
Dental Assistant 20 182 88% 86% 28,759
Dental Hygienist 17 138 91% 100% 44,348
Diagnostic Medical Sonography 10 11 100% 100% 64,723
Gerontology 7 16 80% 50% Not Available
Health Care Business Services 53 149 77% 63% 28,556
Health Information Technology 36 240 77% 70% 33,309
Medical Assistant 62 351 93% 90% 26,662
Medical Laboratory Technician 15 68 100% 82% 33,394
Medication Assistant 3 9 100% 100% Not Available
Nursing - Associate Degree 164 893 95% 94% 46,214
Nursing Assistant 616 3896 95% 60% 21,318
Physical Therapist Assistant 31 183 73% 94% 38,000
Practical Nursing 147 356 21% 74% 35,533
Radiography 9 47 75% 100% Not Available
Respiratory Therapist 17 33 75% 78% 40,994
Surgical Technologist 36 41 81% 71% 34,837
Wellness & Health Promotion NEW! - - - - 37,490
Hospitality and Tourism
Hotel & Restaurant Management 8 424 75% 100% Not Available
Human Services
Early Childhood Education 33 1739 100% 86% 33,839
Information Technology
IT Computer Support Specialist 35 796 91% 71% 39,000
IT-Computer Support Technician 12 22 60% 33% Not Available
IT-Network Specialist 14 569 89% 88% 36,000
IT-Web Development and Design Specialist 19 117 100% 63% 42,000
Web Application Programming Technician NEW! - - - - 42,000
Web Design Technician NEW! - - - - 42,000
Software Developer NEW! - - - - 55,574
Law, Public Safety, and Security
Advanced EMT (AEMT) 13 17 100% 67% Not Available
Criminal Justice-Corrections 27 282 86% 50% 32,034
Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement 67 880 85% 69% 30,324
Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement 520 Academy 37 64 84% 75% 46,879
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 116 58 98% 64% 35,399
Fire Medic NEW! - - - - 31,020-45,250
Fire Protection Engineering Technology 2 24 100% 100% Not Available
Fire Science NEW! - - - - 37,495
Paralegal 42 84 83% 60% 26,400
Paramedic 14 1 100% 86% 30,050
Manufacturing
Automation Engineering Technology 9 159 100% 100% 40,798
CNC Technician 20 170 92% 100% 37,437
Electro-Mechanical Technology 23 1042 100% 93% 49,916
Electronics 6 317 100% 75% Not Available
Machine Tool Operation 68 697 89% 88% 34,317
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 12 68 100% 100% 38,435
Manufacturing Operations Management NEW! - - - - 49,920
Marine Construction 4 4 100% 100% Not Available
Marine Engineering Technology NEW! 3 5 100% 100% 35,530
Mechanical Systems NEW! - - - - 29,120-37,440
Prototype and Design Technician 9 11 100% 83% 44,197
Welding 89 977 85% 90% 36,668
Marketing Sales and Service
Design and Graphic Technology 33 64 71% 50% 26,606
Marketing 22 4325 100% 45% 45,000
Supply Chain Management 13 360 100% 100% 35,000
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Civil Engineering Technology 11 119 100% 88% 33,797
Electrical Engineering Technology 3 203 100% 33% Not Available
Electronics 6 317 100% 75% Not Available
Fire Protection Engineering Technology 2 24 100% 100% Not Available
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 12 68 100% 100% 38,435
Mechanical Design Technology 11 776 86% 100% 39,558
Utilities Engineering Technology NEW! - - - - 35,940
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing Technician 3 64 100% 100% Not Available
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology 7 26 100% 100% 33,839
Automotive Technician 13 400 100% 71% Not Available
Automotive Technology 9 191 100% 40% Not Available
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician 12 408 100% 86% 26,148
Diesel Equipment Technology 5 168 100% 100% 29,248

New and Pending Programs

Salary information obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics or Indeed.com

About the Data

This information contains Graduate Follow-Up Survey employment-related findings for Summer 2012 through Spring 2013 graduates at approximately 6 months after graduation. All 2,538 graduates were contacted via email and/or phone and asked to complete the survey; and 1,717 graduates completed the survey.