The growing demand for knowledge of East Asia as well as for skills in its languages has paralleled the region’s growth of importance in the global economy. Careers in international business, international studies, government, communications, journalism, education, East Asian affiliate companies all have put a premium on knowledge about East Asia. Credentials with a specialization in the area have opened up numerous options for career applicants.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$42,280 - $154,030|
|Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$41,000 - $177,850|
|Interpreters and Translators||$40,230 - $119,560|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||$42,310 - $141,250|
|Historians||$55,210 - $98,750|
|Human Resources Managers||$90,860 - Varies|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit www.ramapo.edu/careercenter/.