Houston Community College Rankings by Salary Score

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


Salary and Debt by Major at Houston Community College

We calculated a salary score for each of Houston 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 Houston 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 HCC Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 38 88% 88% $13,850 $29,690 38
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 86 95% 95% $14,880 $46,230 86
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 87 98% 98% $12,720 $58,400 87
Business Administration, Management and Operations 64 84% 84% $17,880 $33,080 64
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 86 88% 88% $36,070 $30,770 86
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 60 97% 97% Not Reported $43,130 60
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 33 88% 88% $15,920 $34,700 33
Culinary Arts and Related Services 18 79% 79% $17,720 $22,190 18
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 83 100% 100% Not Reported $59,120 83
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 48 95% 95% $9,750 $41,190 48
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 22 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 22
Graphic Communications 43 86% 86% Not Reported $24,040 43
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 35 92% 92% Not Reported $28,600 35
Legal Support Services 57 84% 84% $23,500 $32,390 57
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 64 86% 86% $11,790 $27,710 64
Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians 7 92% 92% $17,090 $33,570 7
Physical Science Technologies/Technicians 24 93% 93% $16,090 $43,130 24
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 56 96% 96% $12,500 $59,530 56
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 34 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 34

Salary Scores for HCC Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 36 89% 89% $12,050 $25,970 36
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 86 94% 94% Not Reported $29,690 86
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 79 95% 95% $9,250 $53,980 79
Business Administration, Management and Operations 24 91% 91% $14,210 $25,970 24
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 65 81% 81% $12,330 $23,460 65
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 14 100% 100% Not Reported $25,600 14
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services 67 76% 76% $10,750 $19,110 67
Criminal Justice and Corrections 68 100% 100% $9,500 $47,260 68
Culinary Arts and Related Services 5 92% 92% Not Reported $11,480 5
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 27 92% 92% $6,250 $27,670 27
Fire Protection 27 100% 100% $4,750 $36,370 27
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 47 73% 73% $14,250 $33,460 47
Physical Science Technologies/Technicians 24 100% 100% Not Reported $41,570 24
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 90 100% 100% Not Reported $45,850 90
Precision Metal Working 13 97% 97% $12,440 $26,740 13
Real Estate 25 62% 62% Not Reported $28,020 25
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 16 79% 79% Not Reported $25,190 16