Liberal Arts Schools
In Blacksburg, Virginia

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at only one liberal arts school in Blacksburg. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Blacksburg, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Liberal Arts Employment

Blacksburg 130
Virginia 2,150

Exactly 130 of Virginia's 2,150 liberal arts professionals work in Blacksburg. Overall employment in Blacksburg has also increased.

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Liberal Arts employment growth

1,710 1,930 2,080 2,060 2,150
No data No data 130 130 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Blacksburg

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Blacksburg

No data No data No data $55,750 $55,310
$32,970 $35,530 $38,220 $38,820 $38,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Blacksburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Blacksburg

In 2010 Blacksburg liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,310. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Blacksburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Blacksburg

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Liberal arts professionals in Blacksburg earn a median salary of $49,670 per year. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 159%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,990 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,040 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Blacksburg

Liberal Arts

On average liberal arts professionals in Blacksburg earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Blacksburg.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Blacksburg


There is only one accredited liberal arts school in the city. Many of Blacksburg's liberal arts professionals are graduates of this school.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Blacksburg


Blacksburg's liberal arts schools offer 3 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Blacksburg


In 2010 approximately 162 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Blacksburg, Virginia

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