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Schools Offering Language Programs in Florida

Around 0.1% of Florida's graduates graduate from language degree programs every year. That means an estimated 613 language professionals graduate from Florida's 20 language schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Florida with a language program is University of Miami, which is located in Miami. In 2010, it was ranked 20th nationwide. In 2010, University of Miami graduated 16 students from its language program. University of Miami charged in-state students $37,836 in tuition fees per year.

University of Central Florida, which is located in Orlando, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a language program. It received a ranking of 20th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Central Florida graduated 47 students from its language program. Tuition at University of Central Florida was $5,021 per year.

University of South Florida-Main Campus, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Florida that has a language program. It is located in Tampa. 67 students graduated with degree in language from University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus was $5,198 per year.


Language schools in Florida, charge students an average tuition of $16,013 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,836 per year, or as little as $3,835 per year. In 2010, the following Florida language schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Rollins College - located in Winter Park, students are charged $37,640 per year
  3. Stetson University - located in De Land, students are charged $33,424 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Florida language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Florida Atlantic University - located in Boca Raton, students are charged $3,835 per year
  2. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - located in Tallahassee, students are charged $4,635 per year
  3. University of North Florida - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $4,909 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Florida language professionals:

  1. Hernando County - 1,530 language professionals
  2. Lake County - 1,330 language professionals
  3. Broward County - 830 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of language professionals in the state of Florida will grow to 10,310. This would require a 14% growth in the field.


On average, language professionals earn a salary of $60,657 per year in Florida state. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $17,680 per year or as much as more than $153,660 per year in Florida. Language professionals in the following Florida counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Charlotte County - $83,550 per year
  2. Indian River County - $79,380 per year
  3. Martin County - $74,920 per year

The Florida counties with the lowest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Volusia County - $55,505 per year
  2. Lake County - $56,227 per year
  3. Polk County - $56,260 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $70,810 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $69,680 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $41,480 per year

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

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $69,680 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $41,480 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Florida 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Language in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Florida

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Speech-Language Pathologists 5,760 $70,810 20.3%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 2,830 $69,680 21.5%
Interpreters and Translators 1,460 $41,480 4.3%

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