Liberal Arts Schools
In Independence, Kansas

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Kansas Liberal Arts Employment

Independence 290
Kansas 750

Exactly 290 of the 750 liberal arts professionals employed in Kansas, work in Independence. There has been a 15% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals in Independence between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Independence has decreased, overall employment in Independence has increased.

Independence Vs. Kansas Liberal Arts employment growth

680 760 770 810 750
340 330 360 No data 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$55,720 $55,360 $53,540 No data $52,290
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Independence has shrunk, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also decreased. Independence liberal arts professionals made $52,290 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Independence made an average salary of $55,720 per year. The decline in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Independence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Independence

10th percentile
$20,540
25th percentile
$24,250
50th percentile
$45,110
75th percentile
$70,420
90th percentile
$93,760

Liberal arts professionals in Independence make a median yearly salary of $45,110. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 356%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,540 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $93,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Independence

English
$36,283
Music
$40,200
Math
$47,080
Liberal Arts
$52,290

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Independence

1

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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Independence

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Independence

associate
34
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total34

Approximately 34 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Independence, Kansas

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