Liberal Arts Schools
In Rochester, New York

In Rochester, there are 6 liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Rochester, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Liberal Arts Employment

Rochester 210
New York 5,260

Exactly 210 of the 5,260 liberal arts professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. The number of liberal arts professionals in Rochester has grown by 24% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Rochester has increased, overall employment in Rochester has also increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 3,440 3,840 4,030 5,260
170 170 210 210 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$67,990 $70,520 $73,800 $92,900 $94,570
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Rochester has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also increased. Rochester liberal arts professionals made $94,570 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Rochester was $67,990 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Rochester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Rochester

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Liberal arts professionals in Rochester make a median yearly salary of $75,890. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 240%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,130 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $136,570 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Rochester

Liberal Arts

Liberal arts professional salaries in Rochester are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Rochester


Many of Rochester's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Rochester


Rochester's liberal arts schools offer 14 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 120 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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