English in North Carolina

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Schools Offering English Programs in North Carolina


Approximately 0.8% of graduates in of North Carolina receive English degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,730 english professionals graduate from North Carolina's 49 English schools each year.

Top Schools

Duke University, which was ranked 10th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in North Carolina that has a English program. It is located in Durham. In 2010, 99 students graduated from Duke University's English program. Students at Duke University paid $40,243 per year in tuition fees.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which was ranked 12th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in North Carolina that has a English program. It is located in Chapel Hill. 202 students graduated with degree in English from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill charged in-state students $6,665 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a English program is Davidson College. Davidson College, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Davidson. In 2010, 61 students graduated from Davidson College English program. Tuition at Davidson College was $36,683 per year.

Cost

English schools in North Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $17,252 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,243 per year, or as little as $3,476 per year. In 2010, the English schools that charged the highest tuition rates in North Carolina were:

  1. Duke University - located in Durham, students are charged $40,243 per year
  2. Wake Forest University - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $39,970 per year
  3. Davidson College - located in Davidson, students are charged $36,683 per year

The following North Carolina English schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Fayetteville State University - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $3,476 per year
  2. Elizabeth City State University - located in Elizabeth City, students are charged $3,640 per year
  3. Winston-Salem State University - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $4,088 per year

An English degree from a North Carolina school... what next?

The North Carolina counties with the largest populations of english professional are:

  1. Franklin County - 1,140 english professionals
  2. Anson County - 650 english professionals
  3. Bladen County - 610 english professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 10,220 english professionals will be working in North Carolina. This would require the number of english professional to grow by 15%.

Salary

english professionals in North Carolina make an average of $56,683 per year. However, North Carolina english professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,870 per year to more than $123,240 per year in 2010. The following counties in North Carolina have the highest average salaries for english professionals:

  1. Chatham County - $67,975 per year
  2. Franklin County - $63,600 per year
  3. Davie County - $62,420 per year

On average, english professionals earn the least in the following North Carolina counties:

  1. Alleghany County - $35,560 per year
  2. Brunswick County - $37,320 per year
  3. Caswell County - $37,800 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in North Carolina were:

  1. Technical Writer - $68,970 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $55,460 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $45,620 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in North Carolina were:

  1. Creative Writer - $55,460 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $45,620 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional North Carolina statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in English in North Carolina
  • Master's Degree in English in North Carolina
  • Doctoral Degree in English in North Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 4,430 $45,620 25.5%
2
Technical Writers 1,050 $68,970 4.0%
3
Writers and Authors 590 $55,460 -23.4%
 

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