Portland Community College Rankings by Salary Score

Portland Community College's Top Rankings

Portland Community College is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Portland Community College

We calculated a salary score for each of Portland 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 Portland 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 PCC Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 64 84% $20,000 $33,350 64
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 92 100% $18,750 $61,520 92
Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services 42 87% Not Reported $30,410 42
Biotechnology 84 93% Not Reported $47,260 84
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection 93 92% Not Reported $60,770 93
Business Administration, Management and Operations 55 91% $20,720 $31,550 55
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 98 92% Not Reported $35,060 98
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 33 100% Not Reported $43,800 33
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 85 100% $18,170 $49,210 85
Computer Programming 52 91% $21,000 $38,680 52
Computer Software and Media Applications 52 84% $21,700 $30,120 52
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 88 92% $24,500 $44,840 88
Criminal Justice and Corrections 72 97% $20,000 $36,670 72
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 25 100% $20,000 $38,830 25
Design and Applied Arts 77 84% $20,000 $30,230 77
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 81 87% Not Reported $46,480 81
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 87 100% Not Reported $59,580 87
Health and Medical Administrative Services 99 95% $21,000 $42,930 99
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 69 100% Not Reported $24,040 69
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 80 84% Not Reported $47,330 80
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 81 91% $17,480 $65,240 81
Legal Support Services 96 94% $16,630 $41,140 96
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 73 90% $14,830 $29,340 73
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 86 100% Not Reported $53,780 86
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 72 78% Not Reported $33,990 72
Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions 73 96% $21,000 $42,680 73
Precision Metal Working 44 95% $16,280 $40,090 44
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 93 96% $15,330 $71,350 93
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 90 80% Not Reported $26,630 90
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 95 94% $13,240 $52,110 95
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 96 100% $19,630 $36,560 96

Salary Scores for PCC Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 47 83% $20,000 $29,690 47
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 100 96% $9,830 $37,030 100
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 99 100% Not Reported $75,520 99
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 92 94% $8,740 $33,990 92
Geography and Cartography 24 100% $11,880 $41,570 24
Real Estate 97 100% Not Reported $52,110 97
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 38 89% $19,000 $30,000 38

Most Recent Reviews

Megan N. 12/1/2020

Worst college with the worst faculty!! Please save yourself and never take admission here because you are gonna regret your decision forever. The financial aid department is the worst, they STEAL YOUR FAFSA MONEY and DO NOT RELEASE IT. They don't care if you have the money to go there or not, they just see you as dollar signs and a number. Not helpful and not very unprofessional :). The teachers are not that involved and they tend to slack on homework and testing us!

Jane Doe 10/24/2019

Awful college. No help from any of the faculty. The adviser gave me false information causing me to take too many classes at a time. And when I went for orientation, the adviser told me I would be taking an English comprehension class, what it turned out being was an advanced writing class that I was not prepared for and do not actually need to get into the degree program I want to be in. The same with the math class. I did not need a high-difficulty algebra class, but that is what I was put into. When asking... Read More