Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other)

2021 Highest Paid Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) Graduates

269 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,933 Avg Salary
$24,039 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) GraduatesIn 2018-2019, 269 people earned their bachelor's in foreign language, literature and linguistics (other), making the major the #239 most popular in the United States. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Other Foreign Language Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) Graduates ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in other foreign language.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) Majors

The average foreign language, literature and linguistics (other) major who graduates from a school in the United States earns about $30,933 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 22% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Average Salary for Other Foreign Language Graduates from Schools Nationwide  30,933
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) Grads in the United States

The highest paid other foreign language majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Other Foreign Language Graduates

#1

Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Our rankings recognize Clemson University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public college with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in other foreign language from the school is $34,500.

Other Foreign Language majors at Clemson take out an average of $20,359 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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#2

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. GaSou is a very large public school located in the town of Statesboro. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, other foreign language majors make an average salary of $31,100.

The average amount in student loans that other foreign language majors at GaSou take out while working on their bachelor's is $24,336. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Kennesaw State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Kennesaw, KSU Georgia is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, other foreign language majors make an average salary of $27,200.

While working on their bachelor's, other foreign language majors at KSU Georgia accumulate an average of around $27,032 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $265.

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Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) by Region

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One of 16 majors within the Foreign Languages & Linguistics area of study, Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 12,532
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 5,739
East Asian Languages 1,708
Classical Languages & Literature 1,205
Germanic Languages 1,148

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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