Language in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Mississippi


Around 0.2% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from language degree programs every year. That means an estimated 171 language professionals graduate from Mississippi's 14 language schools each year.

Top Schools

Mississippi State University, which is located in Mississippi State, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a language program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 48 students graduated from Mississippi State University's language program. The tuition rate at Mississippi State University was $5,461 per year.

University of Mississippi Main Campus, which is located in University, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a language program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 53 students graduated from University of Mississippi Main Campus language program. Students at University of Mississippi Main Campus paid $5,436 per year in tuition fees.

University of Southern Mississippi, which is located in Hattiesburg, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a language program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. 33 students graduated with degree in language from University of Southern Mississippi in 2010. University of Southern Mississippi charged in-state students $5,452 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Mississippi's language schools ranges from $27,812 per year to $1,680 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,149 per year. In 2010, the following Mississippi language schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Millsaps College - located in Jackson, students are charged $27,812 per year
  2. Mississippi College - located in Clinton, students are charged $13,530 per year
  3. William Carey University - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $10,350 per year

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

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year
  3. Northeast Mississippi Community College - located in Booneville, students are charged $2,130 per year

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

In Mississippi, the largest numbers of language professional work in the following counties:

  1. Copiah County - 590 language professionals
  2. Alcorn County - 390 language professionals
  3. Attala County - 240 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of language professionals in Mississippi will grow by 18%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,120 language professionals working in Mississippi. The greatest growth for language professional is predicted to be amongst Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicappeds, who are expected to increase by 24% by 2018.

Salary

On average, language professionals earn $47,043 per year. However, Mississippi language professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,640 per year to more than $112,950 per year in 2010. The counties in Mississippi with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Hancock County - $70,080 per year
  2. Forrest County - $60,320 per year
  3. George County - $57,120 per year

The Mississippi counties with the lowest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Copiah County - $45,500 per year
  2. Clarke County - $50,750 per year
  3. Attala County - $53,765 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Mississippi were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $60,390 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $50,680 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $30,060 per year

On average, the lowest paid language professionals in Mississippi were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $50,680 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $30,060 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in language. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Language in Mississippi

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists 1,280 $60,390 40.7%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 740 $50,680 -1.3%
3
Interpreters and Translators 150 $30,060 25.0%
 

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