Multicultural Studies


  • Literacy Teacher, $52,830
  • Kindergarten Teacher, $54,160
  • Elementary School Teacher, $56,870
  • Middle School Teacher, $57,620
  • Secondary School Teacher, $59,330
  • Interpreter and Translator, $49,320
  • Foreign language proofreader, $36,990
  • Teaching assistant, $26,000
  • Travel agent, $34,600

Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

Career Info

An education in multicultural studies can lead to a career in a variety of fields where teaching, translating or interpreting are essential. Coursework in this area is also an excellent foundation for transfer to a four-year university in multicultural studies, ethnic studies and related fields such as liberal studies, education and the humanities.

Potential Careers

  • Literacy Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Interpreter
  • Translator
  • Foreign language proofreader
  • Teaching assistant
  • Cultural events coordinator
  • Travel agent
  • Immigration officer