Tidewater Community College Rankings by Salary Score

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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 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 TCC Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 61 91% 91% $13,000 $33,020 61
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 87 100% 100% $12,820 $46,720 87
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 53 98% 98% $10,310 $47,700 53
Biological and Physical Sciences 42 88% 88% $8,720 $25,450 42
Business Administration, Management and Operations 40 87% 87% $9,750 $29,090 40
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 37 87% 87% $15,630 $24,420 37
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 30 100% 100% Not Reported $37,210 30
Computer and Information Sciences, General 42 93% 93% $8,500 $31,850 42
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37 96% 96% $10,970 $29,690 37
Culinary Arts and Related Services 20 96% 96% $14,350 $22,650 20
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 18 86% 86% Not Reported $36,140 18
Engineering, General 21 95% 95% $9,500 $26,350 21
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science 89 95% 95% Not Reported $42,680 89
Health and Medical Administrative Services 87 88% 88% $11,650 $35,860 87
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 14 90% 90% $16,300 $17,190 14
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 28 92% 92% Not Reported $42,680 28
Legal Support Services 24 93% 93% $11,300 $27,580 24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 36 88% 88% $10,000 $23,370 36
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 35 90% 90% $19,500 $25,190 35
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 37 97% 97% $11,000 $55,510 37
Social Sciences, General 52 87% 87% $10,750 $24,600 52
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 66 93% 93% $10,300 $41,410 66
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 17 93% 93% Not Reported $16,870 17

Salary Scores for TCC Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 13 93% 93% $6,000 $26,930 13
Ground Transportation 33 84% 84% $5,000 $33,690 33
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 87 100% 100% $3,990 $50,950 87
Precision Metal Working 33 94% 94% $10,600 $31,130 33

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