Get An Associate Degree – Earn $50,000 in Two Years or Less

It won't take long for Hawkeye to connect you to a high-paying job. Check out the careers where you can earn $50,000 a year.

More than 68% of Iowa jobs require some education or training beyond high school. At Hawkeye Community College, you can earn your degree and begin a career earning $50,000 a year or more in as little as two years!

Additionally, many of the programs listed below qualify for the Last Dollar Scholarship, a scholarship that will pay up to 100% of your tuition.

Choose from a number of high-demand careers in healthcare, manufacturing, web development, electronics, construction, and more.

Hawkeye offers the support services to help you succeed and graduate on time — allowing you to start your career sooner than later.

Discover your opportunities at Hawkeye.

Careers Beginning at $50,000+ in Two Years or Less

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Agricultural Inspector

$34,000 – $49,800

Precision Ag (GPS) Tech

$31,800 – $48,800


Web Designers

$32,500 – $50,600


Human Resource Specialist

$36,345 – $51,451

Health Careers

Medical Laboratory Tech

$32,600 – $48,400

Respiratory Therapist

$43,800 – $51,500

Industrial and Engineering Technology

Civil Engineering Tech

$33,700 – $52,600

Construction Manager

$55,300 – $84,300

Electronics Engineering Tech

$43,800 – $61,100

Heating and Air Conditioning

$32,600 – $50,600

Robotics Tech

$42,400 – $53,100

Information Technology

Power Technology

Source: 2018 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

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