Liberal Arts Schools
In Irvine, California

In Irvine, there are 4 liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The trends in Irvine'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
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Irvine Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Irvine 710
California 8,240

Exactly 710 of the 8,240 liberal arts professionals employed in California, work in Irvine. There has been a 129% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals in Irvine between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Irvine has increased, overall employment in Irvine has decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
310 490 580 810 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$66,340 $77,300 $78,330 $80,200 $79,910
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

In Irvine, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $79,910 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Irvine. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Irvine made an average salary of $66,340 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Irvine.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Irvine

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Liberal arts professionals in Irvine earn a median salary of $77,390 per year. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 416%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $140,040 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Irvine

Liberal Arts

Irvine liberal arts professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Irvine


Many of Irvine's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Irvine


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Irvine's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Irvine


In 2010 approximately 1,417 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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