Finding a connection between your interests and your career goals is no easy feat, but seeing what jobs are out there for specific majors is a good start. See the most popular careers for English majors, as reported by PayScale.
Methodology Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.
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Popular Careers for English Majors - Full List
Popular Careers for English Majors
Median Salary All U.S.
High School Teacher
Retail Store Manager
Middle School Teacher
Human Resources (HR) Manager
Customer Service Representative (CSR)
Elementary School Teacher
Director of Communications
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter
Graphic Artist / Designer
Methodology All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates with a Bachelor's degree in the given major from any college. Median salary for each job title is for individuals with any major who have a typical amount of experience at that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals in these categories. See full methodology for more.