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Salaries by Major at Clark Atlanta University

How much money do Clark Atlanta University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $26,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $38,400 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for CAU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Business Administration, Management and Operations with a median starting salary of $35,000 followed by Biology paying $24,400 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $23,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Social Work (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $40,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Clark Atlanta University graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for Clark Atlanta University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Social Work (Master's Degree) $40,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,100
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $20,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138947 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Clark Atlanta University.