Job Placement Information

HFCC Graduate Survey Summary
2018-2019
Job/Career Focus

Data was obtained through surveys conducted amongst graduating HFCC students in 2016-2017, 2017-2018, and 2018-2019. All data provided are students' responses to the survey. Graduates were surveyed approximately 3 months after their graduation date.

Number of Respondents 2016-2017 Number of Respondents 2017-2018 Number of Respondents 2018-2019
112 159 130

3 months after graduation the respondents reported as follows regarding employment

Employment status Graduates 2016-2017 Graduates 2017-2018 Graduates 2018-2019
Full time work (35 hours+ a week) 57% 53% 39%
Part time (Less than 35 hours) 12% 10% 15%
Continuing education at another institution 20% 20% 28%
Still seeking employment 6% 8% 9%

Working directly or indirectly in a field related to the HFC program they received their degree in: 67%

Graduates 2016-2017 Graduates 2017-2018 Graduates 2018-2019
65% 80% 79%
Hourly Wages Graduates 2015-2016 Graduates 2016-2017 Graduates 2017-2018
Making $12-$15 per hour 20% 15% 14%
Making $15-$20 per hour 23% 24% 27%
Making $20+ per hour 43% 53% 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. 55% 66% 63%
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. 60% 65% 55%
Stated that their degree helped them qualify for promotions or pay increases in the job they held while attending HFC. 48% 53% 45%
Gave HFC a passing grade in the preparation and training they received in relation to the usefulness of performing their current job. 94% 83% 74%
Would recommend HFC to family and friends 94% 88% 93%