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2021 Highest Paid East Asian Languages Graduates

1,708 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,569 Avg Salary
$20,728 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best East Asian Languages School for You

Highest Paid East Asian Languages GraduatesEast Asian Languages is the #137 most popular major in the country with 1,708 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid East Asian Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid East Asian Languages Graduates ranking analyzed 16 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in East Asian.

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 East Asian Languages Majors

After graduating, East Asian languages majors that go to school in the United States go on to jobs making an average of $25,569 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 36% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Average Salary for East Asian Graduates from Schools Nationwide  25,569
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid East Asian Languages Grads in the United States

The highest paid East Asian majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid East Asian Graduates

Brigham Young University - Provo landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid East Asian languages school. Located in the city of Provo, BYU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in East Asian from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $36,600.

East Asian majors at BYU take out an average of $20,387 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

Full East Asian Languages at Brigham Young University - Provo Report

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio State University - Main Campus. Located in the city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public college with a fairly large student population. East Asian majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $32,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, East Asian graduates from Ohio State carry an average student debtload of $22,220. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $220.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at Ohio State University - Main Campus

University of Massachusetts Amherst comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public college with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in East Asian from the school is $31,700.

On average, East Asian graduates from UMass Amherst take out $23,280 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#4

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Our rankings recognize Michigan State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Michigan State is a fairly large public school located in the city of East Lansing. Students who receive their bachelor's in East Asian from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $30,600.

The average amount in student loans that East Asian majors at Michigan State take out while working on their bachelor's is $29,375. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $302.

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University of Hawaii at Manoa landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid East Asian languages school. Located in the large city of Honolulu, UH Manoa is a public college with a large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, East Asian majors make an average salary of $29,700.

While working on their bachelor's, East Asian majors at UH Manoa accumulate an average of around $18,449 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $166.

Full East Asian Languages at University of Hawaii at Manoa Report

University of California - Los Angeles earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Los Angeles, UCLA is a public school with a very large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, East Asian majors make an average salary of $27,900.

On average, East Asian graduates from UCLA take out $14,360 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $130.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at University of California - Los Angeles

#7

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to San Francisco State University. SFSU is a very large public school located in the city of San Francisco. Students who receive their bachelor's in East Asian from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $27,400.

East Asian majors at SFSU take out an average of $17,070 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $134, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

Full East Asian Languages at San Francisco State University Report

The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of California - Davis. Located in the small suburb of Davis, UC Davis is a public school with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in East Asian from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $26,100.

After completing their bachelor's degree, East Asian graduates from UC Davis carry an average student debtload of $13,109. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $115.

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#9

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

University of Oregon landed the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid East Asian languages school. UO is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Eugene. Students who receive their bachelor's in East Asian from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $25,000.

On average, East Asian graduates from UO take out $20,007 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $206.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at University of Oregon

University of Washington - Seattle Campus landed the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid East Asian languages school. UW Seattle is a fairly large public school located in the city of Seattle. Students who receive their bachelor's in East Asian from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $23,700.

East Asian majors at UW Seattle take out an average of $13,682 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $121, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

Read full report on East Asian Languages at University of Washington - Seattle Campus

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One of 16 majors within the Foreign Languages & Linguistics area of study, East Asian Languages has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to East Asian

Related Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 12,532
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 5,739
Classical Languages & Literature 1,205
Germanic Languages 1,148
American Sign Language 532

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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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