Des Moines Area Community College Rankings by Salary Score

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Des Moines Area Community College's Top Rankings

Des Moines Area Community College is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Des Moines Area Community College

We calculated a salary score for each of Des Moines Area Community College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Des Moines Area Community College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for DMACC Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 68 91% 91% $23,720 $33,990 68
Agricultural Business and Management 88 98% 98% $8,670 $42,120 88
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 52 97% 97% $14,430 $47,260 52
Business Administration, Management and Operations 53 95% 95% $12,890 $31,240 53
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 86 92% 92% Not Reported $53,360 86
Community Organization and Advocacy 39 83% 83% $21,030 $24,900 39
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 95 96% 96% $12,500 $46,970 95
Computer and Information Sciences, General 100 95% 95% $10,150 $53,360 100
Computer Software and Media Applications 80 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 80
Criminal Justice and Corrections 75 100% 100% $10,000 $37,210 75
Culinary Arts and Related Services 78 100% 100% $9,290 $29,490 78
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 53 100% 100% $14,500 $48,040 53
Design and Applied Arts 66 94% 94% $11,000 $28,240 66
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 66 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 66
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology 58 100% 100% Not Reported $50,680 58
Health and Medical Administrative Services 56 100% 100% Not Reported $30,000 56
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 63 96% 96% $14,000 $42,680 63
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 83 92% 92% $6,750 $25,450 83
Legal Support Services 74 91% 91% $18,000 $35,060 74
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 81 93% 93% $10,000 $30,840 81
Marketing 81 94% 94% Not Reported $35,420 81
Precision Metal Working 81 94% 94% $10,000 $48,430 81
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 24 99% 99% $18,200 $52,260 24
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 69 98% 98% $10,000 $42,170 69
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 29 96% 96% $13,500 $28,060 29

Salary Scores for DMACC Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 97 93% 93% $8,250 $33,570 97
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 40 100% 100% Not Reported $39,150 40
Carpenters 71 88% 88% Not Reported $30,410 71
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 41 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 41
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 92 100% 100% $7,500 $33,990 92
Design and Applied Arts 32 89% 89% Not Reported $25,190 32
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science 89 98% 98% $9,860 $43,960 89
Health and Medical Administrative Services 90 100% 100% Not Reported $33,900 90
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 89 100% 100% Not Reported $27,490 89
Legal Support Services 57 100% 100% Not Reported $38,310 57
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 32 96% 96% Not Reported $32,570 32
Precision Metal Working 30 96% 96% $5,500 $30,590 30

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Kaitlin Bishop 8/12/2014

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