Liberal Arts Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

In Columbus, 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 Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the liberal arts bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Liberal Arts Employment

Columbus 170
Mississippi 740

Of the 740 liberal arts professionals employed in Mississippi, 170 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 19% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Liberal Arts employment growth

740 760 670 710 740
210 220 220 No data 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$41,400 $51,750 $52,780 No data $53,490
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. Columbus liberal arts professionals made $53,490 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for liberal arts professionals in Columbus was $41,400 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$25,970
25th percentile
$30,200
50th percentile
$51,750
75th percentile
$69,140
90th percentile
$83,710

Liberal arts professionals in Columbus earn a median salary of $51,750 per year. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,970 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Columbus

English
$46,090
Liberal Arts
$53,490
Math
$71,900

On average liberal arts professional salaries in Columbus are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Columbus

1

Many of Columbus' liberal arts professionals are graduates of the only accredited liberal arts school in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in liberal arts offered by Columbus' liberal arts school.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
48
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total48

In 2010 approximately 48 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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