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There are also good opportunities for those with a good knowledge of foreign languages. Most multinational companies are always in search of skilled candidates, who can speak and write well in foreign languages like Spanish, German, French, etc.to serve online customers in their native languages and handle their online complaints, technical queries, product issues, services, etc. The language experts are always in high demand in foreign embassies of every nation in order to resolve issues of foreign visitors related to their documents, passport queries, online inquiries, etc.

Job samples:

Salaries vary depending upon experience, training and expertise. These are samples of median salaries in this industry sector.

High school diploma and equivalent

Flight Attendant

Many of these top airlines look for flight attendants that can speak a foreign language. They serve refreshments to passengers on flights, as well as tend to their comfort. A flight attendant's primary job is keeping airline passengers and crew safe

2020 Annual Median Salary …. $76,000

https://www.salary.com/research/salary/benchmark/flight-attendant-salary

Associate’s Degree

Interpreters/Translators

Interpreters use spoken language to convert information between two different languages. Translators are similar to interpreters, except translators deal with written language instead of verbal.

2020 Annual Median Salary …. $48,000

https://www.salary.com/research/salary/benchmark/translator-salary

Bachelor’s Degree

Foreign Service Officer

The mission of a U.S. diplomat in the Foreign Service is to promote peace, support prosperity, and protect American citizens while advancing the interests of the U.S. abroad.

2020 Annual Median Salary … $75,000

https://www.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2020-FS-Pay-Schedules-by-Locality.pdf