Liberal Arts Schools
In Sacramento, California

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 5 liberal arts schools in Sacramento. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Sacramento, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Sacramento 370
California 8,240

Exactly 370 of the 8,240 liberal arts professionals employed in California, work in Sacramento. There has been a 68% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals in Sacramento between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
220 210 350 350 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$71,170 $77,030 $69,690 $73,090 $70,700
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Sacramento has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $70,700 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Sacramento. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Sacramento made an average salary of $71,170 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Sacramento

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Liberal arts professionals in Sacramento earn a median salary of $69,810 per year. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 150%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,050 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Liberal Arts

Sacramento 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 Sacramento


There are 5 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Sacramento


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Sacramento's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 1,475 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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