ERIC Number: ED396162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Graduate Follow-up Survey, 1993.
Reyes, Margaret E.
A follow-up study was conducted to gather data on the employment and earnings of the 1993 graduates of Guam Community College's various programs. A total of 464 graduates were surveyed, including the following: 114 of the college's 189 secondary education program graduates; all 26 apprenticeship program graduates; 36 associate of science degree recipients, 21 vocational certificate recipients, and 104 criminal justice academy certificate recipients; and 86 graduates of the adult high school program. As of 1995, 63% of the secondary graduate respondents were employed full time, with males' and females' median hourly wages equaling $7.07 and $6.89, respectively. All 26 apprenticeship graduates were employed full time with a median hourly wage of $12.76. Of the postsecondary program graduates, 74% were employed full or part time and 53% were pursuing additional education. The mean hourly wage of postsecondary graduates working full time in jobs related to their training was $10.25. Of the adult high school graduates, 44% were employed full time at a mean hourly wage of $7.82 and 39.5% were continuing their education either full or part time. (Twenty-eight tables/figures are included. Appended are the survey instrument and the initial and follow-up letters sent to the graduates.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Apprenticeships, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship, Employment Level, Employment Patterns, Graduate Surveys, High School Equivalency Programs, Job Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education, Questionnaires, Salary Wage Differentials, School Attitudes, School Surveys, Secondary Education, Tables (Data), Two Year Colleges, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Guam Community Coll., Agana. Office of the State Agency for Vocational and Adult Education.
Identifiers: Guam Community College
Note: Foreword by John T. Cruz.