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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Oregon

586 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,900 Avg Salary
$22,860 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in OregonWith 586 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, foreign languages and linguistics is the #15 most popular major in Oregon. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.4% of all the foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

For this year's Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Oregon ranking, we looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in foreign languages and linguistics.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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 Languages & Linguistics Majors

The average foreign languages and linguistics major who graduates from a school in Oregon earns about $27,900 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 30% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a foreign languages and linguistics degree is $28,955. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools in Oregon  27,900
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55,800
Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,955
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55,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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55,800

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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Grads in Oregon

The highest paid foreign languages and linguistics majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Oregon

#1

University of Portland

Portland, OR

University of Portland earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Portland, University of Portland is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#2

Reed College

Portland, OR

Reed College comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Reed is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Portland.

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Our rankings recognize Willamette University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Willamette is a small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Salem.

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Western Oregon University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Western Oregon State College is a small public school located in the fringe town of Monmouth.

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Linfield College - McMinnville Campus landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. Linfield is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of McMinnville.

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Portland State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Portland, Portland State University is a public college with a very large student population.

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#5

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Oregon. Located in the city of Eugene, UO is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Oregon State is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Corvallis.

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#6

Lewis & Clark College

Portland, OR

Lewis & Clark College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. Lewis and Clark College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Portland.

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#7

George Fox University

Newberg, OR

George Fox University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. GFU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the fringe town of Newberg.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 37 2,979
Washington 34 637
Hawaii 30 150
Alaska 29 26
Nevada 29 86

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 310
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 92
East Asian Languages 80
Germanic Languages 45
American Sign Language 30

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,284
English Language & Literature 506
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 318
Philosophy & Religious Studies 197
Theology & Religious Vocations 127

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to John Stephen Dwyer.

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