Language in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Nebraska


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Nebraska students graduate with degrees in language. Thus, Nebraska's 14 language schools put out approximately 136 language professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Nebraska at Kearney, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a language program. It is located in Kearney. 15 students graduated with a degree in language from University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2010. Students at University of Nebraska at Kearney paid $5,912 per year in tuition fees.

Union College, which is located in Lincoln, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a language program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Union College graduated 3 students from its language program. Tuition at Union College was $18,150 per year.

Midland Lutheran College, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a language program. It is located in Fremont. Midland Lutheran College charged in-state students $23,664 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Language schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $13,299 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $30,578 per year, or as little as $2,040 per year. In 2010, the language schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
  2. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  3. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Nebraska language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Metropolitan Community College Area - located in Omaha, students are charged $2,385 per year
  3. Wayne State College - located in Wayne, students are charged $5,071 per year

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

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

  1. Harrison County - 830 language professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 260 language professionals
  3. Adams County - 250 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of language professionals in the state of Nebraska will grow to 1,260. This would require a 19% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, language professionals earn a salary of $52,013 per year in Nebraska state. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $19,480 per year or as much as more than $107,210 per year in Nebraska. Language professionals in the following Nebraska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lancaster County - $59,460 per year
  2. Butler County - $53,900 per year
  3. Harrison County - $51,913 per year

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

  1. Arthur County - $39,200 per year
  2. Antelope County - $43,923 per year
  3. Adams County - $47,517 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $58,220 per year
  2. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $57,800 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $40,020 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Nebraska were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $57,800 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $40,020 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists 970 $57,800 14.1%
2
Interpreters and Translators 490 $40,020 44.1%
3
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 330 $58,220 -57.1%
 

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