Language in Texas

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Texas receive language degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,892 language professionals graduate from Texas' 85 language schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a language program is The University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. 345 students graduated with a degree in language from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. The University of Texas at Austin charged in-state students $9,418 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a language program is Rice University, which is located in Houston. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, Rice University graduated 38 students from its language 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 language program. It is located in College Station. 58 students graduated with degree in language from Texas A & M University in 2010. Students at Texas A & M University paid $8,387 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' language schools ranges from $37,230 per year to $1,024 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,855 per year. In 2010, the language schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Texas language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  2. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  3. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year

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

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

  1. Austin County - 3,790 language professionals
  2. Collin County - 3,750 language professionals
  3. Atascosa County - 1,610 language professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of language professionals is expected to grow by 30% by 2018. There are projected to be 19,390 language professionals working in Texas then. Of these 19,390 language professionals, the government predicts that 14,210 will be teacher of the speech and hearing handicappeds, 5,180 will be sign language interpreters, and an unknown number will be english as a second language instructors.

Salary

On average, language professionals earn a salary of $57,690 per year in Texas state. However, Texas language professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,680 per year to more than $147,130 per year in 2010. On average language professional earn the most in the following Texas counties:

  1. Webb County - $93,240 per year
  2. Grayson County - $87,030 per year
  3. Brazos County - $69,910 per year

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

  1. Collin County - $47,077 per year
  2. Anderson County - $49,537 per year
  3. Cameron County - $50,630 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $67,160 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $63,430 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,480 per year

On average, the lowest paid language professionals in Texas were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $63,430 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,480 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists 10,350 $67,160 33.9%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 5,340 $63,430 25.6%
3
Interpreters and Translators 3,490 $42,480 -3.1%
 

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