SBVC Ranks Highly in National Alumni Salary ReportSan Bernardino Valley College is ranked #2 in Southern California for the mid-career median earnings of its alumni, according to a report by is the world’s largest online salary database, and in its annual College Salary Report for 2016–2017, SBVC came in 15th place nationally, tied with College of the Canyons. PayScale found that when it comes to early career pay (the median salary for alumni with less than five years of work experience), SBVC graduates make $41,100. For mid-career pay (the median salary for alumni with more than 10 years experience), that amount increases to $64,600. Out of all community college degrees, computer engineering took the top spot with a median mid-career pay of $77,300.

“This year’s report highlights that degrees focusing on engineering and science provide the greatest opportunity for increased and high median mid-career salaries,” said Katie Bardaro, lead economist for PayScale.

The data used to produce the report was collected from employees who completed a survey sent by PayScale. PayScale found that in general, public community colleges produce the highest earners.

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