Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Atlanta, Ga., Clark Atlanta University, an United Methodist school, has a student population of roughly 3,000. The data for this snapshot was collected from Clark Atlanta University graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 224

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About This School

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

Clark Atlanta University


Private School, Research University, Religious

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Public K-12 education registers as the most common industry among alumni. For Clark Atlanta University alumni, high SAT scores do not correlate to high-paying positions in the workforce. The average salary for a grad from Clark Atlanta University is $35K.


Clark Atlanta University students enjoy their time in Atlanta, and half of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $80K per year, Clark Atlanta University grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in around $33K on average per year.


Customer Service is a popular skill among Clark Atlanta University alumni, with about two in five grads reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Customer Relations seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 74 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $61K).

Benefits and Perks

Some take advantage of an attractive benefits package; a strong majority of former students are paid for both vacation and sick time. Most grads have medical plans, and most alumni have dental insurance. To plan for old age, a large number of alums maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Clark Atlanta University alumni include a company-subsidized cell phone and life insurance.

Related Schools

The University of Tulsa, the Union Institute & University, and the Florida Institute of Technology are also similar to Clark Atlanta University. Graduates of Clark Atlanta University report the smallest average salaries relative to comparable schools; however, Texas Christian University alumni, who make an average of about $54K, do not sit too far above Clark Atlanta University on the pay scale.

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