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Average Salary for Morehouse College Alumni

Positioned in the top 24 percent of universities by ROI, Morehouse College — a school in Atlanta, Ga., with around 2,000 undergraduate students — gives families an outstanding long-term payout. Students of this private university enjoy its big-city campus; Atlanta is home to a melting pot of social activities and entertainment. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Liberal Arts

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Typical Early Career Salary

Morehouse College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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Geotechnical Engineer
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
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Operations Manager
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High School Teacher
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Senior Credit Analyst
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Morehouse College Details

830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314


Private Schools, Liberal Arts

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Graduates of Morehouse head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the financial services industry, public K-12 education, and the retail industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. A large chunk of former Morehouse students are employed in the banking industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. The average salary for a grad from Morehouse is $61K.


With a 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of this school's graduates.


The biggest paychecks among Morehouse alumni are earned by Environmental Health & Safety Managers — these former students make $78K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Geotechnical Engineers ($62K) and Senior Credit Analysts (approximately $59K). Salaries are anything but generous for High School Teachers, where earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at around $36K.


Atlanta is a city beloved by Morehouse alumni, and two in five grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. Another city that attracts a wealth of Morehouse grads is Los Angeles; given its high compensation (about $125K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Detroit takes the cake for lowest pay among Morehouse grads (the median salary is $39K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Other common destinations include New York and Baltimore.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of approximately $91K per year, Morehouse College grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. Graduates holding a B.A. in English Language & Literature fare the worst in terms of compensation with yearly salaries of around $40K.


Morehouse College grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 13 percent more than their former classmates ($69K). Close to one-eighth of Morehouse grads wind up using Financial Analysis at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Proficiency in Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fifth of alumni get paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; the greater part of alums are rewarded with health insurance and a fair portion of grads report dental coverage, too. A strong majority of graduates take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Morehouse College graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $57K for Oglethorpe University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Morehouse grads. Other schools similar to Morehouse include Spelman College, Agnes Scott College, and Talladega College.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1350 1690
ACT Scores 19 24

Key Stats

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$37,636 - $76,995
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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