Average Salary for Morehouse College Alumni

Morehouse College, a school in Atlanta, Ga., has roughly 2,000 undergrads. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 24-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. The data for this snapshot was collected from Morehouse graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314


Private School, Liberal Arts

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The fitness or recreational sports center industry, IT consulting, and the marketing, advertising, and media management industry are just a few of the areas in which Morehouse grads find work. The most popular career sector among alumni is the banking industry. Starting salaries of about $66K are the median among Morehouse grads.


Men might be more likely to graduate from this school than women, given the 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio of survey respondents.


The most lucrative professionals among Morehouse alumni are Senior Credit Analysts; they earn a median annual salary of around $59K.


Many Morehouse alumni remain in Atlanta after graduation; just over two-fifths of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here. Morehouse grads also flock to Columbus, Ohio, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is $134K). For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Morehouse alumni is Detroit, Mich., which offers a median salary of approximately $39K. Other common destinations include Baltimore, Md. and New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Morehouse grads with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) (average earnings climb to $110K per year). A B.A. in English Language & Literature commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $40K.


For Morehouse College grads, proficiency in Project Management warrants a paycheck that is 5 percent more than other alumni salaries. Morehouse grads are usually competent in Financial Analysis, and nearly one in six alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Project Management, Social Media Marketing, and Budget Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one-third of alumni and one-fourth of alumni, respectively). The vast majority of former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a large number of alumni receive dental plans, too. Almost all former students opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Morehouse College grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and supplemental paternity leave.

Related Schools

Compared to grads of similar schools, Morehouse grads report higher earnings on average, though they are closest to Oglethorpe University alums, who earn $50K on average. Other schools similar to Morehouse include Spelman College, Agnes Scott College, and Talladega College.

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