Average Salary for Morehouse College Alumni

Combining good value and great education, Morehouse College, a university based in Atlanta, Ga., is ranked in the top 24 percent of universities by ROI. Students at this private university appreciate the perks of a liberal arts curriculum. Replies from former Morehouse students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Morehouse College Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
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Operations Manager
2 salaries
Geotechnical Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Credit Analyst
2 salaries
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
2 salaries
Customer Service Representative (CSR)
2 salaries
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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About This School

830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314


Private School, Liberal Arts

54 %

18 %

55 %

51 %

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Graduates of Morehouse head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the financial services industry, religious service, and the retail industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the banking industry. Those with an education from Morehouse earn an average of $61K.


At this school, there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1 — which leads to a higher number of male grads.


In the Morehouse alumni professional community, Environmental Health & Safety Managers make the highest median pay ($78K), though Geotechnical Engineers (approximately $62K), and Senior Credit Analysts ($59K) are close competitors. High School Teachers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning $36K.


Atlanta is a city beloved by Morehouse alumni, and about two in five grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. Morehouse alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Columbus, which offers median salaries of about $134K. On the other end, Morehouse grads flock to Detroit, which actually offers the weakest median salaries of around $39K. Other popular cities include New York and Los Angeles.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Morehouse alumni are those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — they earn close to $91K per year. Annual salaries for those with a B.A. in English Language & Literature are the lowest of the pack, earning around $40K.


Financial Analysis is a popular skill among Morehouse alumni, with roughly one in seven workers reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 13 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $69K). Other top skills include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in three grads and one-fifth of alumni, respectively). A strong majority of alums report contributing to a 401(k). Health benefits extend to a solid majority of grads, and most former students also receive dental coverage. Alumni of Morehouse College also take in life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Alumni of Agnes Scott College pick up average paychecks of $59K, which is closest to the amount made by Morehouse grads among similar schools. Spelman College, Oglethorpe University, and Talladega College are also similar to Morehouse.

Test Scores

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

Key Stats for Morehouse College


2 %
98 %
$37,087 - $77,293
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 18 votes.

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