English in Oregon

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Schools Offering English Programs in Oregon


Each year, approximately 1.1% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in English. That means an estimated 911 english professionals graduate from Oregon's 20 English schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a English program is Reed College. Reed College, which was ranked 24th in the country in 2010, is located in Portland. 42 students graduated with a degree in English from Reed College in 2010. Reed College charged in-state students $41,200 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Oregon that has a English program is Lewis & Clark College. Lewis & Clark College, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Portland. In 2010, Lewis & Clark College graduated 31 students from its English program. Students at Lewis & Clark College paid $36,632 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a English program is Willamette University. Willamette University, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Salem. In 2010, 48 students graduated from Willamette University English program. Students at Willamette University paid $37,361 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

English schools in Oregon, charge students an average tuition of $19,814 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $41,200 per year, or as little as $3,234 per year. The Oregon English schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Reed College - located in Portland, students are charged $41,200 per year
  2. Willamette University - located in Salem, students are charged $37,361 per year
  3. Lewis & Clark College - located in Portland, students are charged $36,632 per year

The English schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Oregon were:

  1. Linn-Benton Community College - located in Albany, students are charged $3,234 per year
  2. Treasure Valley Community College - located in Ontario, students are charged $4,095 per year
  3. Eastern Oregon University - located in La Grande, students are charged $6,639 per year

An English degree from an Oregon school... what next?

The largest populations of Oregon english professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 1,470 english professionals
  2. Lane County - 110 english professionals
  3. Baker County - 70 english professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of english professionals in Oregon will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,310 english professionals working in Oregon. The greatest growth for english professional is predicted to be amongst Creative Writers, who are expected to increase by 10% by 2018.

Salary

english professionals in Oregon earn $62,970 per year on average. But, salaries for english professional can vary. In 2010, english professional made as little as less than $18,360 per year or as much as more than $140,150 per year in Oregon. On average english professional earn the most in the following Oregon counties:

  1. Clackamas County - $67,527 per year
  2. Lane County - $65,915 per year
  3. Baker County - $50,930 per year

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

  1. Jackson County - $39,220 per year
  2. Baker County - $50,930 per year
  3. Lane County - $65,915 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Oregon were:

  1. Technical Writer - $68,700 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $64,710 per year
  3. Creative Writer - $55,500 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Oregon were:

  1. Literacy Teacher - $64,710 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $55,500 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in English in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in English in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in English in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Oregon

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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 830 $64,710 53.7%
2
Technical Writers 580 $68,700 -13.4%
3
Writers and Authors 540 $55,500 5.9%
 

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