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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in New Jersey

383 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,500 Avg Salary
$24,766 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in New JerseyWith 383 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, foreign languages and linguistics is the #22 most popular major in New Jersey. This means that 1.6% 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 New Jersey ranking analyzed 8 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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

After graduation, foreign languages and linguistics majors from schools in New Jersey earn an average salary of $28,500 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 28% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degree holders is $28,955. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in New Jersey.

Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools in New Jersey  28,500
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Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,955
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57,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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57,000

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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Grads in New Jersey

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

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

#1

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, NJ

New Jersey City University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. NJCU is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Jersey City.

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Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

Princeton University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Princeton, Princeton is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Kean University

Union, NJ

Kean University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Kean is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Union.

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#3

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

Seton Hall University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of South Orange, Seton Hall is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. Located in the suburb of Mahwah, Ramapo College is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Drew University

Madison, NJ

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Drew University. Located in the large suburb of Madison, Drew is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Monmouth University. Located in the suburb of West Long Branch, Monmouth is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

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Our rankings recognize Rutgers University - Newark as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Newark, Rutgers Newark is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize Rutgers University - New Brunswick as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public school with a very large student population.

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Rutgers University - Camden comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Camden, Rutgers Camden is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 37 1,137
New York 37 1,676
Maryland 33 368
Delaware 30 80
District of Columbia 28 202

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 168
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 164
Classical Languages & Literature 25
Germanic Languages 16
East Asian Languages 5

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,994
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1,519
English Language & Literature 1,025
Theology & Religious Vocations 674
Philosophy & Religious Studies 182

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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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