Gallaudet University Alumni Average Salary

Around 1,000 people attend Gallaudet University, a institution based in Washington, Washington DC. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Gallaudet University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Gallaudet University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
6 salaries
5-9 years
3 salaries
10-19 years
5 salaries
20 years or more
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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About This School

800 Florida Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695


Private School

48 %

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Gallaudet University alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the telecommunications industry, the school district industry, and higher education. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the education industry. Very few Gallaudet University grads go into higher education; in fact, less than ten percent of alumni enter this industry. For Gallaudet University alumni — a demographic with impressive SAT scores — salaries actually come in on the lower end. Gallaudet University graduates see an average starting salary of $45K.


A large number of students head to Austin, Texas after college. Gallaudet University grads also flock to Washington, DC, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is about $70K). Home to the lowest median salary for Gallaudet University alumni is Indianapolis, Ind., a popular place for former students despite its approximately $34K average paycheck.

Degree Major

Gallaudet University students with a Bachelor's Degree can expect to make the most money ($68K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a master's in social work — their annual income amounts to around $35K on average.


Gallaudet University grads who have experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) can expect to make 70 percent more than other alumni ($76K on average). Many Gallaudet University grads have knowledge of Counseling, with just under one in five alumni using this program on the clock. Demonstrated ability in Case Management, Childhood Education, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in four survey participants get sick time. It is no small feat that a large number of alumni are given health coverage, and a strong majority of grads accept dental insurance. Most grads participate in a 401(k) program. Gallaudet University alumni are also on the receiving end of 403(b), optional telecommute / work from home, flexible hours, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $47K for Emmanuel College alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Gallaudet University grads. Lynchburg College, Elon University, and the Ursuline College are also similar to Gallaudet University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
693 930
ACT Scores 15 20

Key Stats for Gallaudet University


62 %
38 %
$33,710 - $75,000
$38,549 - $74,450
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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