Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Alumni Average Salary

Clark Atlanta University, an United Methodist school in Atlanta, Ga., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Clark Atlanta University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

1490th

20 Year Net ROI 

$78,600

Annual ROI 

2.2%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$144,000

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College Salary Report

749th

Early Career Salary 

$41,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$65,600

% High Meaning 

57 %

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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Median Salary by Years Experience

$0$87K

Less than 1 year
2 profiles
$37,500

10-19 years
3 profiles
$87,000

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
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About This School

223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391

Clark Atlanta University

admissions.cau.edu/

2,629

Private School, Research University, Religious

39 %

12 %

61 %

69 %

Industry

The majority of Clark Atlanta University alumni wind up in public K-12 education. Curiously, the high SAT results reported by Clark Atlanta University alumni do not result in top-paid positions in the workforce — in fact, this group brings home rather low salaries. Clark Atlanta University graduates see an average starting salary of $38K.

Locations

Upon earning their degrees, many Clark Atlanta University grads prefer to remain in Atlanta; in fact, roughly two-fifths of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of approximately $80K per year, Clark Atlanta University grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $33K.

Skills

Clark Atlanta University grads with Customer Relations experience garner salaries that are 61 percent more than other grads' salaries. Clark Atlanta University alumni are often well versed in Customer Service, with nearly two in five grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of survey participants earn paid vacation and paid sick time. To plan for old age, a large number of alumni maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Most alumni have medical plans, and most grads have dental insurance. Clark Atlanta University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a company-subsidized cell phone and life insurance.

Related Schools

Graduates of Clark Atlanta University bring in smaller average paychecks than alumni of comparable schools, but they make amounts closest to Texas Christian University grads, who report an average of $54K. Other schools similar to Clark Atlanta University include the University of Tulsa, the Union Institute & University, and the Florida Institute of Technology.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
770 940
ACT Scores 17 21

Key Stats for Clark Atlanta University (CAU)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Salary
$35,000 - $87,000
Salary
Data Not Available
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

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