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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Indiana

699 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,757 Avg Salary
$20,862 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in IndianaIn 2018-2019, 699 bachelor's degrees were awarded to foreign languages and linguistics students who went to a Indiana college or university. This makes it the #19 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.9% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. The foreign languages and linguistics school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Indiana ranking 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 Indiana earns about $30,757 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 23% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Looking at foreign languages and linguistics schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $28,955. This means that graduates from schools in Indiana make 6% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools in Indiana  30,757
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61,600
Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,955
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61,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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61,600

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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Grads in Indiana

The following colleges produce the highest paid foreign languages and linguistics graduates.

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

#1

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

University of Notre Dame comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Notre Dame is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Notre Dame.

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Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. IUPUI is a fairly large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

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#3

DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to DePauw University. DePauw is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Greencastle.

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Our rankings recognize Anderson University Indiana as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Anderson, Anderson University Indiana is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#4

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ball State University. Ball State is a very large public school located in the small city of Muncie.

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Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Purdue is a very large public school located in the city of West Lafayette.

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Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. Located in the suburb of Valparaiso, Valpo is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize Indiana University - Bloomington as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Bloomington, IU Bloomington is a public college with a very large student population.

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Butler University

Indianapolis, IN

Our rankings recognize Butler University as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Indianapolis, Butler is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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Marian University

Indianapolis, IN

The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Marian University. Marian is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Indianapolis.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 882
Ohio 34 830
Illinois 34 827
Wisconsin 31 756

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 434
East Asian Languages 72
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 51
Germanic Languages 50
Classical Languages & Literature 32

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,815
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1,507
English Language & Literature 841
Theology & Religious Vocations 315
Philosophy & Religious Studies 213

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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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