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Average Salary for Gallaudet University Alumni

Gallaudet University is a university based in Washington. This report is based on the responses of Gallaudet University graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

Gallaudet University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Elementary School Teacher
2 salaries
$46,379  
   
School Counselor
2 salaries
$50,800  
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
2 salaries
$35,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Gallaudet University Details

800 Florida Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695

admissions.gallaudet.edu

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Industry

The school district industry, higher education, and the telecommunications industry are just a few of the areas in which Gallaudet University grads find work. The most popular field is the education industry. Very few Gallaudet University grads go into the telecommunications industry; in fact, less than ten percent of the alumni pool enter this industry. Given the high SAT scores reported by Gallaudet University grads, their lower-than-average salaries are somewhat surprising. Starting salaries of approximately $46K are common among Gallaudet University grads.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Gallaudet University alumni are reportedly earned by School Counselors, whose earnings come to around $51K, followed by Elementary School Teachers ($46K) and Residential Program Directors (about $43K). On the lower end, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors report making $36K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former Gallaudet University students is Philadelphia. In addition, former Gallaudet University students often head to Washington, DC after graduating, where typical salaries come to $62K in this top-paying city. On the far end of the pay scale, Gallaudet University alumni often reside in Indianapolis, which is home to the lowest pay at $34K.

Employers

Gallaudet University graduates often go on to find work at Gallaudet University; the company offers a median salary of around $60K and, with close to a fifth of alums on site, is one of the most popular employers for this group.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Gallaudet University alumni are those with a Master of Arts (MA), Counseling — they earn close to $77K per year. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a master's in social work tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making $35K per year.

Skills

Gallaudet University grads with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience garner salaries that are 66 percent more than other grads' salaries. Gallaudet University alumni are often well versed in Counseling, with slightly less than one-fifth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Program Management, and Computer Hardware Technician.

Benefits and Perks

Lacking in the benefits department, just one-third of alumni report compensation for sick days and only one-fourth of alumni get vacation time. The greater part of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The greater part of alums enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a fair portion of former students receive dental plans, too. Other benefits that Gallaudet University alumni receive are life insurance, flexible hours, optional telecommute / work from home, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Emmanuel College graduates, who earn $47K on average, make a similar amount to Gallaudet University grads. Other schools similar to Gallaudet University include Lynchburg College, Elon University, and the Ursuline College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
630 905
ACT Scores 15 21

Key Stats

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$34,639 - $66,445
Salary
$34,500 - $67,352
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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