Liberal Arts Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 2 liberal arts schools in Hickory. The trends in Hickory's liberal arts academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts Employment

Hickory 120
North Carolina 3,100

Of the 3,100 liberal arts professionals employed in North Carolina, 120 work in Hickory. There has been a 71% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals in Hickory between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Hickory has decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts employment growth

2,490 2,450 2,480 2,670 3,100
70 90 110 120 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$44,290 $51,630 $55,360 $56,510 $54,530
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Hickory has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,530 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Hickory. Liberal arts professionals in Hickory made a yearly average salary of $44,290, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Hickory.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Hickory

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $54,040 per year in Hickory. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,750 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,320 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Hickory

Liberal Arts

Liberal arts professional salaries in Hickory are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Hickory


Many of Hickory's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Hickory


Hickory's liberal arts schools offer 4 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Hickory


Approximately 228 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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