Grand Rapids Community College Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Grand Rapids Community College

We calculated a salary score for each of Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids 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 GRCC Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 84 83% 83% $9,000 $36,990 84
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 24 94% 94% $9,250 $29,410 24
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 22 100% 100% $15,280 $38,830 22
Business Administration, Management and Operations 73 90% 90% $11,200 $34,700 73
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 89 100% 100% Not Reported $31,310 89
Computer Programming 35 92% 92% Not Reported $35,060 35
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 13 79% 79% $8,250 $29,690 13
Criminal Justice and Corrections 86 96% 96% $11,250 $40,370 86
Culinary Arts and Related Services 54 95% 95% $17,000 $26,690 54
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 23 99% 99% $13,250 $38,290 23
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 100 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 100
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 49 97% 97% $9,560 $21,510 49
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58 93% 93% $8,810 $26,760 58
Music 68 100% 100% Not Reported $21,890 68
Precision Metal Working 91 100% 100% $15,500 $52,110 91
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 36 97% 97% $14,320 $55,240 36

Salary Scores for GRCC Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 70 93% 93% Not Reported $27,050 70
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection 30 93% 93% $4,750 $22,420 30
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 57 100% 100% Not Reported $35,930 57
Criminal Justice and Corrections 89 100% 100% $9,750 $55,150 89
Culinary Arts and Related Services 56 100% 100% $8,550 $22,820 56
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers 26 95% 95% $4,750 $32,160 26
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 73 86% 86% Not Reported $38,290 73
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 86 97% 97% $12,600 $44,360 86
Precision Metal Working 27 89% 89% $5,880 $29,900 27
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 29 93% 93% $4,750 $28,380 29

Most Recent Reviews

Londin 4/7/2017

After graduating from Grand Rapids Community College with an Associate in Business Management and Supervision. I learned so much about myself and how giving time to others allowed me to think of someone rather than myself. The courses that I took provided essential information for an actual career. The position I had on campus as a Student Assistant in the Diversity Learning Center taught me the most. This position was most meaningful because it gave me something that I never knew was missing and students... Read More

Alex Lange 11/11/2016

GRCC made transferring to a 4 year university easy and seamless. It saved me thousands of dollars and I learned a lot! Many of the professors I had there were top in their field and even teach at the 4 year university I attend currently. Definitely recommended.