Liberal Arts Schools
In Northampton, Massachusetts

In Northampton, there is only one liberal arts 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 Northampton, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the liberal arts bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Northampton Vs. Massachusetts Liberal Arts Employment

Northampton 240
Massachusetts 2,220

Exactly 240 of the 2,220 liberal arts professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Northampton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Northampton has shrunk by 20%. Overall employment in Northampton has increased.

Northampton Vs. Massachusetts Liberal Arts employment growth

2,200 2,200 2,130 2,180 2,220
300 270 260 240 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Northampton

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Northampton

$67,320 $73,060 No data No data $67,540
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Northampton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Northampton

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Northampton have increased. In 2010 Northampton liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $67,540. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Northampton made an average salary of $67,320 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Northampton.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Northampton

10th percentile
$40,850
25th percentile
$49,310
50th percentile
$63,310
75th percentile
$79,980
90th percentile
$104,290

Liberal arts professionals in Northampton make a median yearly salary of $63,310. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 155%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,850 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $104,290 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Northampton

Music
$41,950
English
$61,160
Liberal Arts
$67,540
Math
$76,140

On average liberal arts professionals in Northampton earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Northampton.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Northampton

1

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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Northampton

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Northampton's liberal arts schools offer 2 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Northampton

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

Approximately 12 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Northampton, Massachusetts

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