Tidewater Community College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Tidewater Community College ranks better than only 46% of colleges, based on associate degree salaries.
  • Tidewater Community College ranks better than 65% of colleges, based on debt for an associate degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Tidewater Community College

We calculated a salary score for each of Tidewater 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 Tidewater Community College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for TCC Associate Degrees

TCC ranks higher than 46% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 61% $13,000 $33,022 61%
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 87% $12,815 $46,718 87%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 53% $10,311 $47,699 53%
Biological and Physical Sciences 42% $8,715 $25,452 42%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 40% $9,750 $29,092 40%
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 37% $15,625 $24,421 37%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 30% Not Reported $37,208 30%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 42% $8,500 $31,853 42%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37% $10,970 $29,685 37%
Culinary Arts and Related Services 20% $14,350 $22,652 20%
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 18% Not Reported $36,141 18%
Engineering, General 21% $9,500 $26,353 21%
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science 89% Not Reported $42,682 89%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 87% $11,648 $35,864 87%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 14% $16,300 $17,185 14%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 28% Not Reported $42,682 28%
Legal Support Services 24% $11,300 $27,584 24%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 36% $10,000 $23,373 36%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 35% $19,500 $25,194 35%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 37% $11,000 $55,512 37%
Social Sciences, General 52% $10,747 $24,598 52%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 66% $10,300 $41,406 66%
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 17% Not Reported $16,874 17%

Salary Scores for TCC Certificates

TCC ranks higher than 43% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 13% $6,000 $26,933 13%
Ground Transportation 33% $5,000 $33,687 33%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 87% $3,990 $50,952 87%
Precision Metal Working 33% $10,602 $31,127 33%

Tidewater Community College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Adam D 12/6/2018

TCC is an awesome school. I have enjoyed all of my teachers. I used my GI bill but even if I didnt the tuition is very manageable, my wife is going to be taking classes here next year and we will be paying for it. Criminal justice is pretty easy here it is a lot of common sense based. If you pay attention and do your work, then you will pass. I did online classes and some in person and both went smoothly in my 2 years I have been here. Never had problems with paperwork or my gi bill going through. Definetly... Read More

Mr. HVAC 3/13/2015

The hvac program is a JOKE! No one will hire you after graduation. I went on an interview and the interviewer informed me ( after I told him I was a TC graduate) that they did not hire TC graduates. I asked Why? His response was " Because they come in here waving their diplomas and certificates, and they DONT KNOW ANYTHING, AND CANT DO ANYTHING!" And this must be true, because NO-ONE seems to want to hire me or ANY of the guys I graduated with! I have compared notes, and NONE of my classmates have been hired!... Read More