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Schools Offering English Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Texas receive English degrees every year. Thus, Texas' 93 English schools put out approximately 3,999 english professionals each year.

Top Schools

The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a English program. It is located in Austin. 450 students graduated with a degree in English from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Texas at Austin was $9,418 per year.

Rice University, which is located in Houston, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a English program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Rice University graduated 55 students from its English program. The tuition rate at Rice University was $33,771 per year.

Texas A & M University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a English program. It is located in College Station. In 2010, 237 students graduated from Texas A & M University English program. The tuition rate at Texas A & M University was $8,387 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' English schools ranges from $37,230 per year to $1,086 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,712 per year. In 2010, the following Texas English schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Rice University - located in Houston, students are charged $33,771 per year
  3. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year

The following Texas English schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  2. Paris Junior College - located in Paris, students are charged $1,164 per year
  3. Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year

An English degree from a Texas school... what next?

In Texas, the largest numbers of english professional work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 3,030 english professionals
  2. Collin County - 2,110 english professionals
  3. Bastrop County - 1,160 english professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of english professionals in Texas will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 20,760 english professionals working in Texas. The greatest growth for english professional is predicted to be amongst Creative Writers, who are expected to increase by 22% by 2018.

Salary

english professionals in Texas make an average of $54,400 per year. However, this number is only an average. English professional in Texas had varying salaries from $15,610 to $125,350 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for english professionals are:

  1. Bastrop County - $65,550 per year
  2. McLennan County - $62,620 per year
  3. Johnson County - $59,590 per year

The following counties in Texas have the lowest average salaries for english professional:

  1. Callahan County - $23,090 per year
  2. Hardin County - $23,370 per year
  3. Gregg County - $33,300 per year

On average, the highest paid english professionals in Texas were:

  1. Technical Writer - $60,600 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $58,120 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $44,480 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Creative Writer - $58,120 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $44,480 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in English in Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Texas
  • Master's Degree in English in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Texas
  • Certificate in English in Texas

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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 4,480 $44,480 12.6%
2
Technical Writers 3,340 $60,600 -6.7%
3
Writers and Authors 2,050 $58,120 23.5%
 

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