Liberal Arts Schools
In Saint Louis, Missouri

There are 10 liberal arts schools in Saint Louis for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Saint Louis, which includes 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
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Saint Louis Vs. Missouri Liberal Arts Employment

Saint Louis 840
Missouri 1,520

Of the 1,520 liberal arts professionals employed in Missouri, 840 work in Saint Louis. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Saint Louis has shrunk by 2%. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Saint Louis has decreased, overall employment in Saint Louis has increased.

Saint Louis Vs. Missouri Liberal Arts employment growth

1,460 1,470 1,450 1,430 1,520
860 830 820 750 840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Saint Louis

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Saint Louis

$63,320 $59,640 $56,330 $60,190 $57,820
$38,930 $40,630 $42,230 $42,900 $43,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Saint Louis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Saint Louis

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Saint Louis has shrunk, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also decreased. In 2010 liberal arts professionals in Saint Louis reportedly earned an average salary of $57,820 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Saint Louis was $63,320 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Saint Louis.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Saint Louis

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Saint Louis liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,030. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,180 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 223% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Saint Louis

Liberal Arts

On average liberal arts professional salaries in Saint Louis are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Saint Louis


Many of Saint Louis' liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Saint Louis


There are a total of 25 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Saint Louis' liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Saint Louis


In 2010 approximately 715 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Saint Louis, Missouri

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