With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer language programs.
Salem's largest language school is Salem State University. In 2010, Salem State University graduated approximately 3 students from its language program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a language degree from one of Salem's language schools. Tuition in 2009 at Salem's language schools was $19,443 per year for instate students and $25,583 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Salem. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board at Salem-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Salem, your job prospects are average. There were 3,280 language professionals working in Massachusetts and 140 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. The number of language professionals in Salem is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Salem is $70,650 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.