Language in North Carolina

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Schools Offering Language Programs in North Carolina


Around 0.3% of North Carolina's graduates graduate from language degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 758 language professionals graduate from North Carolina's 50 language schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in North Carolina with a language program is Duke University, which is located in Durham. In 2010, it was ranked 10th nationwide. 58 students graduated with a degree in language from Duke University in 2010. Duke University charged in-state students $40,243 in tuition fees per year.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which is located in Chapel Hill, is the second-ranked school in North Carolina that has a language program. It received a ranking of 12th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 146 students graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill language program. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill charged in-state students $6,665 in tuition fees per year.

Davidson College, which is located in Davidson, is the third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a language program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 28 students graduated from Davidson College language program. The tuition rate at Davidson College was $36,683 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of North Carolina's language schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,522 per year, though tuition can range from $40,243 per year to $1,455 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at North Carolina language schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 language schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in North Carolina were:

  1. Southeastern Community College - located in Whiteville, students are charged $1,455 per year
  2. Davidson County Community College - located in Thomasville, students are charged $1,466 per year
  3. Alamance Community College - located in Graham, students are charged $1,838 per year

A language degree from a North Carolina school... what next?

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

  1. Anson County - 1,660 language professionals
  2. Franklin County - 910 language professionals
  3. Chatham County - 700 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of language professionals in North Carolina will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,460 language professionals working in North Carolina. The greatest growth for language professional is predicted to be amongst Sign Language Interpreters, who are expected to increase by 23% by 2018.

Salary

language professionals in North Carolina make an average of $42,107 per year. However, North Carolina language professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,830 per year to more than $142,330 per year in 2010. On average language professional earn the most in the following North Carolina counties:

  1. Greene County - $69,580 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $65,930 per year
  3. Edgecombe County - $64,205 per year

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

  1. Wayne County - $25,180 per year
  2. Alamance County - $30,710 per year
  3. Alexander County - $45,943 per year

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

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $64,550 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $61,770 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - per year

On average, the lowest paid language professionals in North Carolina were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $61,770 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional North Carolina 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 North Carolina
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in North Carolina
  • Master's Degree in Language in North Carolina
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in North Carolina
  • Certificate in Language in North Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists 3,630 $64,550 33.9%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 3,100 $61,770 24.5%
3
Interpreters and Translators 2,300 n/a 219.4%
 

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