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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in West Virginia

53 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,800 Avg Salary
$26,622 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in West VirginiaIn 2018-2019, 53 bachelor's degrees were awarded to foreign languages and linguistics students who went to a West Virginia college or university. This makes it the #27 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.2% of all the foreign languages and linguistics bachelor's degrees in the country. 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.

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.

How Much Do Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, foreign languages and linguistics majors from schools in West Virginia earn an average salary of $27,800 per year. Unfortunately, that is 30% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

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 West Virginia  27,800
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55,600
Average Salary for Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,955
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55,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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55,600

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2021 Highest Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Grads in West Virginia

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Foreign Languages & Linguistics Graduates in West Virginia

#1

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. WVU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Morgantown.

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#2

Marshall University

Huntington, WV

Our rankings recognize Marshall University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Huntington, Marshall University is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Colleges 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
Alabama 32 263
Tennessee 32 474
North Carolina 32 860
South Carolina 32 342
Louisiana 31 141
Kentucky 31 315
Arkansas 30 182

Foreign Languages & Linguistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 46
Romance Languages 7

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Majors Similar to Foreign Languages & Linguistics

Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1,154
Visual & Performing Arts 380
English Language & Literature 285
Theology & Religious Vocations 74
Philosophy & Religious Studies 69

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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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