Liberal Arts Schools
In Parkersburg, West Virginia

The city of Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg, 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


Professional Trends

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Liberal Arts Employment

Parkersburg 100
West Virginia 370

Exactly 100 of West Virginia's 370 liberal arts professionals work in Parkersburg. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Parkersburg has increased, overall employment in Parkersburg has decreased.

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Liberal Arts employment growth

280 240 290 280 370
No data No data 80 80 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Parkersburg

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Parkersburg

No data No data No data No data $30,120
$31,430 $32,700 $33,860 $34,940 $35,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Parkersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Parkersburg

In 2010 liberal arts professionals in Parkersburg reportedly earned an average salary of $30,120 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Parkersburg.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Parkersburg

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Parkersburg liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $17,430. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $15,600 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 247% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Parkersburg

Liberal Arts

On average liberal arts professional salaries in Parkersburg are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Parkersburg


There is only one accredited liberal arts school in the city. Many of Parkersburg's liberal arts professionals are graduates of this school.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Parkersburg


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Parkersburg's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Parkersburg


In 2010 approximately 262 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Parkersburg, West Virginia

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The number of liberal arts faculty, growth in the field of liberal arts academia and liberal arts faculty salaries in Parkersburg, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching liberal arts courses to students at the associates degree in liberal arts, and bachelors degree in liberal arts levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of liberal arts in Parkersburg. Once you have submitted your information an outline of the data we have collected up until now will be available for you to view.


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