Language in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Minnesota


Around 0.4% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from language degree programs every year. Thus, Minnesota's 31 language schools put out approximately 695 language professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is located in Minneapolis, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a language program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. 294 students graduated with a degree in language from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities charged in-state students $12,288 in tuition fees per year.

Carleton College, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a language program. It is located in Northfield. In 2010, Carleton College graduated 25 students from its language program. The tuition rate at Carleton College was $41,304 per year.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a language program is Macalester College. Macalester College, which was ranked 21st in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Macalester College language program. Macalester College charged in-state students $40,046 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Minnesota's language schools ranges from $41,304 per year to $3,728 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,663 per year. In 2010, the following Minnesota language schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Carleton College - located in Northfield, students are charged $41,304 per year
  2. Macalester College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $40,046 per year
  3. St. Olaf College - located in Northfield, students are charged $36,800 per year

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

  1. Pine Technical College - located in Pine City, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $4,719 per year
  3. North Hennepin Community College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,964 per year

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

The largest populations of Minnesota language professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 2,800 language professionals
  2. Brown County - 290 language professionals
  3. Dodge County - 240 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of language professionals in the state of Minnesota will grow to 4,530. This would require a 12% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, language professionals earn a salary of $56,767 per year in Minnesota state. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $25,560 per year or as much as more than $117,780 per year in Minnesota. The counties in Minnesota with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Anoka County - $57,907 per year
  2. Brown County - $56,320 per year
  3. Becker County - $56,130 per year

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

  1. Blue Earth County - $50,240 per year
  2. Carlton County - $51,767 per year
  3. Dodge County - $53,570 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Minnesota were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $61,880 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $61,310 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $47,110 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Minnesota were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $61,310 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $47,110 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Minnesota 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 Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Language in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Language in Minnesota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,190 $61,880 -10.6%
2
Interpreters and Translators 1,140 $47,110 42.5%
3
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,050 $61,310 -17.3%
 

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