Does your dream degree lead to your dream salary?
After graduation, foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics is $31,546, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $50,390.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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