Liberal Arts Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

The city of La Plata has only one school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in La Plata, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts


Statistics

Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Liberal Arts Employment

La Plata 1,390
Maryland 1,130

Exactly 1,390 of the 1,130 liberal arts professionals employed in Maryland, work in La Plata. There has been a 11% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals in La Plata between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in La Plata has decreased, overall employment in La Plata has increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Liberal Arts employment growth

1,250 1,220 1,150 1,160 1,130
1,560 1,680 1,620 1,360 1,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$57,440 $59,650 $60,050 $62,250 $66,270
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in La Plata have increased. In 2010 liberal arts professionals in La Plata reportedly earned an average salary of $66,270 per year. Liberal arts professionals in La Plata made a yearly average salary of $57,440, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in La Plata.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in La Plata

10th percentile
$32,270
25th percentile
$42,410
50th percentile
$60,410
75th percentile
$84,930
90th percentile
$111,840

La Plata liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,410. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 247%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,270 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,840 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in La Plata

Music
$53,410
English
$65,697
Liberal Arts
$66,270
History
$80,935
Math
$98,323

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in La Plata

1

Many of La Plata's liberal arts professionals are graduates of the only accredited liberal arts school in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In La Plata

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by La Plata's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In La Plata

associate
354
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
207
Total561

In 2010 approximately 561 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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