Liberal Arts Schools
In San Jose, California

The city of San Jose has 4 schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The trends in San Jose'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
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

San Jose 460
California 8,240

Exactly 460 of the 8,240 liberal arts professionals employed in California, work in San Jose. The number of liberal arts professionals in San Jose has grown by 130% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of liberal arts professionals in San Jose has increased, overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
200 240 340 430 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$94,050 No data $81,540 $80,740 $95,890
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. In 2010 San Jose liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $95,890. Liberal arts professionals in San Jose made a yearly average salary of $94,050, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in San Jose

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Liberal arts professionals in San Jose make a median yearly salary of $91,720. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $59,740 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $141,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in San Jose

Liberal Arts

On average liberal arts professionals in San Jose earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in San Jose.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in San Jose


There are 4 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of San Jose's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In San Jose


San Jose's liberal arts schools offer 9 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 392 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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