Liberal Arts Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

In Chester, there is only one liberal arts school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Chester, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Liberal Arts Employment

Chester 1,620
Pennsylvania 4,480

Of the 4,480 liberal arts professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 1,620 work in Chester. The number of liberal arts professionals in Chester has grown by 41% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chester has also increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Liberal Arts employment growth

3,150 3,010 3,320 3,830 4,480
1,150 1,060 1,040 1,360 1,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$57,740 $59,590 $65,060 $64,070 $67,370
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Chester have increased. Chester liberal arts professionals made $67,370 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Chester made an average salary of $57,740 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Chester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Chester

10th percentile
$38,480
25th percentile
$49,830
50th percentile
$62,600
75th percentile
$79,030
90th percentile
$102,740

Liberal arts professionals in Chester make a median yearly salary of $62,600. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,480 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $102,740 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Chester

History
$44,530
English
$57,617
Music
$64,240
Liberal Arts
$67,370
Math
$82,995

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Chester

1

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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Chester

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Chester

associate
8
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total15

Approximately 15 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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