Language in Georgia

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Georgia


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in language. In other words, every year an estimated 678 language professionals graduate from Georgia's 28 language schools.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a language program. It is located in Atlanta. 54 students graduated with a degree in language from Emory University in 2010. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a language program. It is located in Athens. 270 students graduated with degree in language from University of Georgia in 2010. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia State University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a language program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 110 students from its language programs. Students at Georgia State University paid $8,698 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia language school, average tuition will be $14,673 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,680 per year to $39,158 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The following Georgia language schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Georgia Perimeter College - located in Decatur, students are charged $2,680 per year
  2. Darton College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,714 per year
  3. Armstrong Atlantic State University - located in Savannah, students are charged $4,510 per year

A language degree from a Georgia school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Georgia language professionals:

  1. Barrow County - 2,680 language professionals
  2. Bryan County - 190 language professionals
  3. Appling County - 180 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of language professionals in Georgia will grow by 28%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 4,740 language professionals working in Georgia. The greatest growth for language professional is predicted to be amongst Sign Language Interpreters, who are expected to increase by 32% by 2018.

Salary

language professionals in Georgia make an average of $54,333 per year. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $16,370 per year or as much as more than $141,150 per year in Georgia. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for language professionals:

  1. Brantley County - $78,220 per year
  2. Brooks County - $66,160 per year
  3. Burke County - $62,970 per year

On average, language professionals earn the least in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Hall County - $38,820 per year
  2. Appling County - $48,303 per year
  3. Banks County - $51,845 per year

On average, the highest paid language professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $64,540 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $54,850 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $43,610 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $54,850 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $43,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in language in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Language in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Language in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Georgia
  • Certificate in Language in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,250 $64,540 6.6%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,740 $54,850 2.4%
3
Interpreters and Translators 1,230 $43,610 105.0%
 

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