Top Career Opportunities for Linguistics Students

Last updated on June 29, 2020 by The Counselor

If you are a student seeking admission to study Linguistics, I want to assume you already know the requirements to study Linguistics and you have also read through the list of courses under Linguistics.

Nevertheless, this information is not enough to make you want to study Linguistics. It is will be wise for you to also consider Linguistics careers; where can a Linguistics graduate work in Nigeria?

Believe me, you are doing the right thing for searching what careers opportunities in Linguistics because there are so many courses in the University with little or no good job opportunities or a good career choice. Notwithstanding, I’m not ignorant of the fact that you may end up on a different career entirely different from your Linguistics degree.


These are the top career opportunities for Linguistics graduates:

  • Accent Coach
  • Audiologist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Digital copywriter
  • Editor
  • Foreign Language Teaching
  • Foreign Relief Worker
  • Information Technology
  • Interpreter
  • Language Data Analyst
  • Language Services Industry
  • Language Teaching
  • Lexicographer
  • Librarian Civil Service Employee
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Publishing
  • Speech Pathologist/Therapist
  • Subtitler
  • Teaching in Literacy Programs
  • Technical Writer
  • Translator/Editor
  • Writer/Editor


Linguistics has more various job opportunities with diverse subjects, depending upon the specialization and interest of the student. Not satisfied? take a look at Linguistics-related courses here

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