Liberal Arts Schools
In Palm Desert, California

In Palm Desert, there is only one liberal arts school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The trends in Palm Desert'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Palm Desert 660
California 8,240

Exactly 660 of California's 8,240 liberal arts professionals work in Palm Desert. There has been a 100% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals in Palm Desert between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
330 420 440 710 660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$71,030 $77,680 $74,940 $105,150 $120,590
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Palm Desert has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also increased. Palm Desert liberal arts professionals made $120,590 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Palm Desert made an average salary of $71,030 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Palm Desert is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Palm Desert

10th percentile
$65,130
25th percentile
$88,510
50th percentile
$118,040
75th percentile
$159,930
90th percentile
$201,820

Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $118,040 per year in Palm Desert. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 210%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $65,130 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $201,820 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Music
$56,690
History
$57,590
English
$63,037
Math
$100,965
Liberal Arts
$120,590

Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert

1

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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Palm Desert

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Palm Desert's liberal arts schools offer 3 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Palm Desert

associate
211
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total211

Approximately 211 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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