Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Alumni Average Salary

Around 3,000 people attend Clark Atlanta University, an United Methodist institution based in Atlanta, Ga. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Clark Atlanta University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188

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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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The most popular professional field seems to be public K-12 education. For Clark Atlanta University alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Those with an education from Clark Atlanta University earn an average of around $35K.


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

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) leads to the highest pay for Clark Atlanta University grads (approximately $80K on average per year). Those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $33K per year.


Clark Atlanta University alumni are often well versed in Customer Service, with roughly two in five grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Clark Atlanta University grads with Customer Relations abilities can expect to make 74 percent more than their former classmates (about $61K).

Benefits and Perks

Former students at this school — a fair number of alums — are lucky enough to receive paid vacation and paid sick leave. Most former students set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For this school, most respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and most grads pick up dental plans, too. Clark Atlanta University graduates also take advantage of a company-subsidized cell phone and life insurance.

Related Schools

Other schools similar to Clark Atlanta University include the University of Tulsa, the Union Institute & University, and the Florida Institute of Technology. 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).

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