Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Alumni Average Salary

Clark Atlanta University, an United Methodist school in Atlanta, Ga., has roughly 3,000 undergrads. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Clark Atlanta University grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Median Salary by Job


Operations Manager
5 profiles

Account Manager
3 profiles

Executive Assistant
3 profiles

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Case Manager
3 profiles

Implementation Specialist
3 profiles

Executive Director
3 profiles

Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization
3 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 209
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About This School

223 James P Brawley Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391

Clark Atlanta University


Private School, Research University, Religious

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The majority of Clark Atlanta University alumni wind up in public K-12 education. Curiously, the high SAT results reported by Clark Atlanta University alumni do not result in top-paid positions in the workforce — in fact, this group brings home rather low salaries. Clark Atlanta University graduates see an average starting salary of $38K.


Upon earning their degrees, many Clark Atlanta University grads prefer to remain in Atlanta; in fact, roughly two-fifths of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of approximately $80K per year, Clark Atlanta University grads who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are the best paid among the alumni population. A B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of about $33K.


Clark Atlanta University grads with Customer Relations experience garner salaries that are 61 percent more than other grads' salaries. Clark Atlanta University alumni are often well versed in Customer Service, with nearly two in five grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of survey participants earn paid vacation and paid sick time. To plan for old age, a large number of alumni maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Most alumni have medical plans, and most grads have dental insurance. Clark Atlanta University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a company-subsidized cell phone and life insurance.

Related Schools

Graduates of Clark Atlanta University bring in smaller average paychecks than alumni of comparable schools, but they make amounts closest to Texas Christian University grads, who report an average of $54K. Other schools similar to Clark Atlanta University include the University of Tulsa, the Union Institute & University, and the Florida Institute of Technology.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
740 920
ACT Scores 16 20

Key Stats for Clark Atlanta University (CAU)


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