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2014 September 7 - 08:33 pm

Top Paying Degrees from N.C. Colleges, Universities

Top paying associate degree programs from North Carolina community colleges, by median wages

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Top paying associate degree programs from North Carolina community colleges, by median wages after five years for 2008 graduates as reported on http://www.nctower.com/:

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Cardiovascular Technology $60,869.

Radiation Therapy Technology $59,102

Fire Protection Technology $53,193

Nuclear Medicine Technology, $52,147

Clinical Trials Research Associate $51,676

Top paying university bachelor’s degree programs, by median wages after five years for 2008 graduates from all University of North Carolina campuses:

Nuclear Engineering $89,537

Computer Engineering $73,011

Electrical & Economics Engineering ..$70,000

Chemical Engineering $68,120

Mechanical Engineering $67,312

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