MEDIA ADVISORY — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Hold Press Conference and Media Briefing June 19 on Release of Salary Surfer Website
June 12, 2013
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris and college and community leaders in Southern California will hold events and a teleconference to announce the groundbreaking new online tool that allows students and the public to view the aggregated median earnings of those who complete a certificate or degree in a specific community college program and then enter the workforce. The new Salary Surfer tool displays median incomes for those who complete 179 of the most widely enrolled programs and do not transfer to a four-year institution. The data shows the median earnings for someone two years before entering college and two years and five years after earning certificate or degree.