Graduate Salary
4 years
Avg Length

Composition And Rhetoric Requirements

By studying composition and rhetoric, the student will learn how to speak and write effectively in the classroom and in professional settings. Using an approach based in the humanities and sciences, the student will study contemporary and classical rhetoric, literacy, composition theory, and linguistics. He or she will also learn to create and analyze writing and images, explore other cultures’ perspectives on reading and writing, and explore possible career choices, like managing a college or university writing program.

Composition And Rhetoric Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Composition And Rhetoric degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Composition And Rhetoric degrees have experience in is Graduate Teaching Assistant, followed by Technical Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Professor, Retail Manager, Health Services Manager, Community Health Worker, Education Administrator, and Career Counselor.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Graduate Teaching Assistant 0.7% 0.1% 5.6×
Technical Writer 5.6% 0.1% 37.6×
Copywriter 4.0% 0.5% 8.5×
Editor 4.7% 0.4% 10.6×
Professor 3.4% 0.2% 14.1×
Retail Manager 3.3% 0.9% 3.6×
Health Services Manager 0.8% 0.1% 10.5×
Community Health Worker 0.9% 0.0% 27.3×
Education Administrator 1.4% 0.2% 8.8×
Career Counselor 2.1% 0.2% 9.9×

Composition And Rhetoric Salary

Composition And Rhetoric graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Composition And Rhetoric Underemployment

Composition And Rhetoric graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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