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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Louisiana

141 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,700 Avg Salary
$19,125 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in LouisianaWith 141 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, foreign languages and linguistics is the #26 most popular major in Louisiana. This means that of the 24,008 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in Louisiana ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in foreign languages and linguistics.

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.

Salaries of Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors After Graduation

After graduating, foreign languages and linguistics majors that go to school in Louisiana go on to jobs making an average of $27,700 per year. That's not so great, since it is 30% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $28,955 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in foreign languages and linguistics.

Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools in Louisiana  27,700
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Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,955
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55,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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55,400

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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Grads in Louisiana

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid foreign languages and linguistics majors.

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

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Located in the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Tulane University of Louisiana. Tulane is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New Orleans.

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Louisiana Tech University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Ruston, Louisiana Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. UL Lafayette is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Lafayette.

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Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Loyola University New Orleans. Loyola New Orleans is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New Orleans.

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University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

University of New Orleans comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of New Orleans, UNO is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Xavier University of Louisiana landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid foreign languages and linguistics school. Located in the city of New Orleans, XULA is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

McNeese State University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. McNeese is a moderately-sized public school located in the small city of Lake Charles.

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Southeastern Louisiana University earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Southeastern is a large public school located in the city of Hammond.

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The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Louisiana at Monroe. Located in the city of Monroe, ULM is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 97
Florida 34 652
Virginia 34 738
Georgia 33 639
West Virginia 32 53
Tennessee 32 474
North Carolina 32 860
South Carolina 32 342
Alabama 32 263
Kentucky 31 315
Arkansas 30 182

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Romance Languages 92
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 35
Classical Languages & Literature 9
Germanic Languages 3
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 2

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1,139
Visual & Performing Arts 877
English Language & Literature 460
Philosophy & Religious Studies 284
Theology & Religious Vocations 7

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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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