Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Clark Atlanta University, an United Methodist institution based in Atlanta, Ga. This report is based on the answers of Clark Atlanta University graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Operations Manager
5 salaries
$94,600  
   
Medical Social Worker
4 salaries
$43,414  
Vice President (VP), Marketing
4 salaries
$106,500  
Marketing Manager
3 salaries
$80,000  
Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization
3 salaries
$50,868  
Financial Controller
3 salaries
$65,000  
Account Executive
3 salaries
$47,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 241

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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 alumni accept jobs in public K-12 education. Though Clark Atlanta University grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. Clark Atlanta University graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $38K.

Locations

Graduates of Clark Atlanta University seem to enjoy living in Atlanta, and around two in five grads wind up living and working there after graduation.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Clark Atlanta University can rake in a whopping average around $80K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $33K on average per year.

Skills

Two in five Clark Atlanta University grads wind up using Customer Service at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. For Clark Atlanta University grads, proficiency in Customer Relations warrants a paycheck that is 61 percent more than other alumni salaries.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of respondents enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. A large number of grads have medical plans, and most former students have dental insurance. Clark Atlanta University graduates also take advantage of a company-subsidized cell phone and life insurance.

Related Schools

Clark Atlanta University grads face average salaries on the lower end compared to alumni salaries of comparable schools; in fact, median pay is the lowest among former Clark Atlanta University students, though earnings are not far from the average salary of Texas Christian University graduates ($54K). The University of Tulsa, the Union Institute & University, and the Florida Institute of Technology are also similar to Clark Atlanta University.

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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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