Careers for Latin American Studies Degrees Graduates

Common job titles

  • Archivist
  • Civil services employee
  • Culture arts center officer
  • Federal agent
  • Foreign service officer
  • Government agency administrator
  • Import/export specialist
  • International correspondent
  • International student coordinator
  • International trade specialist
  • Journalist
  • Language professor
  • Linguist
  • Public policy specialist
  • Technical writer
  • Translator

Job outlook data

Employment of Latin American studies majors is projected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024. More job opportunities may exist in parts of the United States with a large Latino population, such as Florida, Texas and California.

Where can I work with this major?

The largest employers of Latin American studies majors are:

  • State and local government, excluding education and hospitals
  • Federal government, excluding postal service
  • Professional, scientific and technical services

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Sources: The Business Association of Latin American Studies (BALAS), Latin American Studies Association (LASA), PayScale, What Can I Do With This Major?.

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