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Careers for English Majors

Starting Salary*

An English major’s typical starting salary is $34,851. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $62,615.

*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit

Job Titles of People with English Degrees