Associate Degree in Japanese

Salary

Interpreter, $44,000*

Translator, $43,000*

Teaching assistant, $37,000*

Medical interpreter, $33,000*

Foreign Language and Literature Teacher, Postsecondary,  $99,925.13**

*Source: Simply Hired: Riverside area

**Source: EMSI, 2021.1 dataset for San Bernardino and Riverside counties 

Career Info

An associate of arts in Japanese degree can lead to a career in international business or a variety of fields requiring translating and interpreting. It is also a stepping-stone to learning other Asian languages and the foundation for four-year college studies in Japanese language and culture.

Potential Careers

  • Interpreter
  • Translator
  • Foreign language proofreader
  • Teacher
  • Teaching assistant
  • Medical interpreter
  • Journalist
  • Finance and banking
  • Foreign service
  • Intelligence