English Language and Literature Major

Description: A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

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English Language and Literature Major

What jobs and careers are associated to a major in English Language and Literature?

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$55,990

Media Hourly Wage

$26.92*

Total Employed Nationally

1,053,140


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data external site and 2008-2018 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.