The 10 best jobs for English lovers

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Questions Former English Majors Ask Themselves

For people who studied English in college, the obligatory "What are your plans after after you graduate?" question may have come up more often than usual.

Most people probably believe English majors either become teachers or writers after obtaining a college degree -- but contrary to popular belief, there are endless opportunities for people who majored in English.

While writing and grammar are obvious skills they possess, critical thinking, organization and persuasive speaking are other strong qualities that make English lovers desirable for a number of professions.

If you majored in English in college, take a look at the slideshow below highlighting some of the best careers out there.

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The 10 best jobs for English lovers

Librarian  
Average Annual Salary: $59,093

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Art Director 
Average Annual Salary: $90,288

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Lawyer
Average Annual Salary: $155,583

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Urban Planner 
Average Annual Salary: $155,583

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Public Relations Manager
Average Annual Salary: $101,202

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Director
Average Annual Salary: $32,440

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Art Curator 
Average Annual Salary: $79,957

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Publisher
Average Annual Salary: $52,232

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Music Professor 
Average Annual Salary: $83,365

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Translator 
Average Annual Salary: $43,859

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