Average Salary for Morehouse College Alumni

Nestled away in Atlanta, Ga., Morehouse College, a school, has a student population of roughly 2,000. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 25-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Overall College ROI Rank

457
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

139
out of 402
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

88
out of 119

Typical Early Career Salary

$50,300
Morehouse College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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Senior Credit Analyst
2 salaries
$59,250  
   
Pastor
2 salaries
$47,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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About This School

830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314

2,170

Private School, Liberal Arts

54 %

18 %

55 %

51 %


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Industry

Morehouse alumni can most commonly be found in the fitness or recreational sports center industry, IT consulting, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the banking industry. Those with an education from Morehouse earn an average of approximately $65K.

Gender

The school's graduates who responded to the survey are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1).

Jobs

Morehouse grads who become Senior Credit Analysts garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $59K annually.

Locations

Morehouse alumni seem to appreciate living in Atlanta, and more than two-fifths of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. It is also not uncommon to find former Morehouse students living and working in Columbus, Ohio — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $134K. Though Detroit, Mich. takes the cake for lowest pay among Morehouse grads (the median salary is $39K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Graduates also relocate to New York, N.Y. and Baltimore, Md.

Degree Major

A B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) earns Morehouse students the most money after college (an average $110K per year). A B.A. in English Language & Literature commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $40K.

Skills

Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Morehouse College grads — they earn 6 percent more than their fellow graduates. Financial Analysis is a popular skill among Morehouse alumni, with nearly one in six grads reporting using it on the job. Proficiency in Project Management, Budget Management, and Social Media Marketing command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. Health benefits extend to almost all former students, and a large number of grads also receive dental coverage. To plan for old age, almost all respondents maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Morehouse College alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and supplemental paternity leave.

Related Schools

Median pay for Oglethorpe University grads is about $52K, making their salaries most similar to those of Morehouse grads. Spelman College, Agnes Scott College, and Talladega College are also similar to Morehouse.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1330 1660
ACT Scores 18 23

Key Stats for Morehouse College

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Salary
$64,000
Salary
$39,081 - $82,412
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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