What can I do with a linguistics degree?
Im wanting to major in linguistics and, if it is available, double major with anthropology. (I might end up minoring in one and majoring in the other depending on the school) I was wondering if I would be able to get a job working with older languages or helping to uncover/translate them with that degree? If not what could I do with it? Thanks so much:)
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Here are some well documented jobs you can pursue with a linguistics degree:
(note the avg. salary and job satisfaction out of 5 points)
Translator $44k 3.2/5
Advertising Manager $129k 3.1/5
Technical Writer $70k 2.8/5
Audiologist $81k 2.8/5
Teacher $46k 3.1/5
Consultant $84k 3.3/5
American Sign Language Interpreter $59k 3.7/5
Data Scientist $122k 3.3/5
Speech Language Pathologist $88k 2.9/5
Professor $77k 3.7/5
Top Jobs with an anthropology degree:
Hope you get into the college of your choice and that you are on your way to an exciting future career (s). Good Luck
Linguistics majors can usually find work in many varied fields, such as speech therapy, AI development, anthropology, and advertising. For linguistics regarding foreign or ancient languages, such as Sanskrit, Latin, and Greek, you might serve as a translator or a professor of said language. However, that is something to think about based on your specific passions, interests, or talents. Good luck, hope this helps.
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