English 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 Major

What is the Median Salary Range for English Majors?

U.S. Median Salary(starting)

$37,800

U.S. Median Salary(mid-career)

$66,900

Note: These numbers are national averages so you could make more or less than these amounts.

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