Liberal Arts Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines has 3 schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Des Moines, 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Liberal Arts Employment

Des Moines 110
Iowa 620

Of the 620 liberal arts professionals employed in Iowa, 110 work in Des Moines. Overall employment in Des Moines has also increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Liberal Arts employment growth

670 750 680 650 620
No data 120 70 80 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

No data $65,130 $55,930 $58,030 $52,220
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In 2010 Des Moines liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,220. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Des Moines is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Des Moines

10th percentile
$33,380
25th percentile
$37,480
50th percentile
$49,590
75th percentile
$65,250
90th percentile
$73,810

Liberal arts professionals in Des Moines make a median yearly salary of $49,590. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,380 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,810 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Music
$0
English
$49,777
Liberal Arts
$52,220
Math
$68,050

Liberal arts professional salaries in Des Moines are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Des Moines

3

There are 3 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Des Moines' liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Des Moines

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Des Moines' liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Des Moines

associate
3
bachelor
45
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total48

In 2010 approximately 48 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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