Average Salary for Gallaudet University Alumni

Around 1,000 people attend Gallaudet University, a institution based in Washington, Washington DC. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Gallaudet University Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
1-4 years
10 salaries
5-9 years
4 salaries
10-19 years
3 salaries
20 years or more
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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 belong to a wide range of sectors. A few fields in which grads tend to find work include the school district industry, the telecommunications industry, and higher education. The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Less than ten percent of Gallaudet University grads move into higher education — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Though Gallaudet University grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. The average starting salary for a graduate of Gallaudet University is about $44K.


Home to a large number of Gallaudet University alums, Austin, Texas is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Gallaudet University grads also flock to Washington, DC, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is approximately $70K). Though Indianapolis, Ind. takes the cake for lowest pay among Gallaudet University grads (the median salary is $34K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Gallaudet University alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to $64K on average per year. Graduates holding a master's in social work fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $35K.


Counseling is a common skill among Gallaudet University alumni — close to one-fifth of grads mention using it at work. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) commands a pay premium of 73 percent for Gallaudet University grads. Competency in Case Management, Computer Hardware Technician, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads earn paid vacation and just one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A large number of alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Health benefits extend to most alumni, and a fair number of alums also receive dental coverage. Other benefits that Gallaudet University alumni receive are 403(b), optional telecommute / work from home, flexible hours, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Median pay for Emmanuel College grads is around $47K, making their salaries most similar to those of 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


60 %
40 %
$33,710 - $75,000
$35,235 - $70,198

Job Satisfaction

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

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