If you've ever told anyone that you're majoring in English, chances are you've heard something along the lines of, "so, you want to be a teacher?" And if you tell them "no," you're promptly met by an empty stare that clearly means, “then how are you going to make money????"
For some reason humanities majors have a bad rap for leading to low-paying careers, but I'm here to prove all of those naysayers wrong. So, without further ado: the highest-paying jobs for English majors!
As you can see there, are some good-paying jobs out there for you English majors, especially those of you who are more attracted to the online side of a business. In a world of social media marketing, writers who know how to navigate those murky waters are on a path to some crazy financial success!
Wages based on average annual earnings. Data from payscale.com.