Job Placement Information

HFCC Graduate Survey Summary
2010-2011
Job/Career Focus

Data was obtained through surveys conducted amongst graduating HFC students in 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018. All data provided is students' responses to the survey. Graduates were surveyed approximately 3 months after their graduation date.

Number of Respondents 2015-2016 Number of Respondents 2016-2017 Number of Respondents 2017-2018
128 112 159

3 months after graduation the respondents reported as follows regarding employment

Employment status Graduates 2015-2016 Graduates 2016-2017 Graduates 2017-2018
Full time work (35 hours+ a week) 56% 57% 53%
Part time (Less than 35 hours) 9% 12% 10%
Continuing education at another institution 19% 20% 20%
Still seeking employment 10% 6% 8%

Working directly or indirectly in a field related to the HFC program they received their degree in:

Graduates 2015-2016 Graduates 2016-2017 Graduates 2017-2018
80% 65% 80%
Hourly Wages Graduates 2015-2016 Graduates 2016-2017 Graduates 2017-2018
Making $12-$15 per hour 12% 20% 15%
Making $15-$20 per hour 13% 23% 24%
Making $20+ per hour 50% 43% 53%
Graduate Job Placement/Preparation Graduates 2015-2016 Graduates 2016-2017 Graduates 2017-2018
Stated that an HFC degree helped them at least to some extent to obtain the job they were currently in and helped them develop new skills in that job. 61% 55% 66%
Stated that to either a great extent or some extent, an HFC degree helped them to upgrade their performance and expertise in their current job. 62% 60% 65%
Stated that their degree helped them qualify for promotions or pay increases in the job they held while attending HFC. 46% 48% 53%
Gave HFC a passing grade in the preparation and training they received in relation to the usefulness of performing their current job. 91% 94% 83%
Would recommend HFC to family and friends 95% 94% 88%