Liberal Arts Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 7 liberal arts schools in Kansas City. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Kansas City, 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
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Liberal Arts Employment

Kansas City 340
Missouri 1,520

Exactly 340 of the 1,520 liberal arts professionals employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. There has been a 13% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals in Kansas City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Kansas City has decreased, overall employment in Kansas City has increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Liberal Arts employment growth

1,460 1,470 1,450 1,430 1,520
390 460 400 440 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$56,940 $54,430 $49,840 $46,250 $48,730
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Kansas City have decreased. In 2010 liberal arts professionals in Kansas City reportedly earned an average salary of $48,730 per year. Liberal arts professionals in Kansas City made a yearly average salary of $56,940, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Kansas City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$31,020
25th percentile
$36,690
50th percentile
$44,320
75th percentile
$58,700
90th percentile
$73,680

Kansas City liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,320. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,020 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,680 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Music
$45,650
Liberal Arts
$48,730
English
$50,810
History
$55,190
Math
$66,270

On average liberal arts professionals in Kansas City earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Kansas City.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Kansas City

7

There are 7 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Kansas City's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
3
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

Kansas City's liberal arts schools offer 8 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Kansas City

associate
485
bachelor
357
master
12
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total854

In 2010 approximately 854 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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