Language in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Massachusetts graduates receive degrees in language. That means an estimated 958 language professionals graduate from Massachusetts' 40 language schools each year.

Top Schools

Harvard University, which is located in Cambridge, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a language program. It received a ranking of 0th in the country in 2010. 96 students graduated with a degree in language from Harvard University in 2010. Tuition at Harvard University was $38,415 per year.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which was ranked 9th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a language program. It is located in Cambridge. 6 students graduated with degree in language from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010. Tuition at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was $39,212 per year.

Tufts University, which is located in Medford, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a language program. It received a ranking of 12th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Tufts University graduated 59 students from its language programs. Tuition at Tufts University was $41,598 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Massachusetts' language schools ranges from $41,982 per year to $3,384 per year. But, the average tuition is $27,714 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bard College at Simon's Rock - located in Great Barrington, students are charged $41,982 per year
  2. Tufts University - located in Medford, students are charged $41,598 per year
  3. Williams College - located in Williamstown, students are charged $41,434 per year

The language schools in Massachusetts that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Northern Essex Community College - located in Haverhill, students are charged $3,384 per year
  2. Bristol Community College - located in Fall River, students are charged $3,578 per year
  3. Bridgewater State University - located in Bridgewater, students are charged $7,053 per year

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

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

  1. Bristol County - 3,990 language professionals
  2. Hartford County - 710 language professionals
  3. Windham County - 540 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of language professionals in the state of Massachusetts will grow to 5,450. This would require a 14% growth in the field.

Salary

language professionals in Massachusetts make an average of $64,977 per year. However, this number is only an average. Language professional in Massachusetts had varying salaries from $25,120 to $152,030 per year in 2010. The counties in Massachusetts with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Franklin County - $96,270 per year
  2. Barnstable County - $73,440 per year
  3. Essex County - $69,697 per year

The following counties in Massachusetts have the lowest average salaries for language professional:

  1. Middlesex County - $54,808 per year
  2. Worcester County - $56,785 per year
  3. Hartford County - $58,997 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $71,700 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $70,450 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $52,780 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $70,450 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $52,780 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in language and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as English or education.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists 3,280 $71,700 4.8%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 2,220 $70,450 15.0%
3
Interpreters and Translators 1,500 $52,780 63.0%
 

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