Liberal Arts Schools
In Seattle, Washington

The city of Seattle has 8 schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Seattle, 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
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Liberal Arts Employment

Seattle 590
Washington 1,390

Exactly 590 of Washington State's 1,390 liberal arts professionals work in Seattle. The number of liberal arts professionals in Seattle has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Liberal Arts employment growth

1,340 1,320 1,340 1,400 1,390
500 520 520 590 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$56,850 $54,920 $56,480 $55,910 $58,280
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. In 2010 liberal arts professionals in Seattle reportedly earned an average salary of $58,280 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Seattle made an average salary of $56,850 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$39,110
25th percentile
$44,010
50th percentile
$53,130
75th percentile
$67,970
90th percentile
$88,730

Liberal arts professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $53,130 per year. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,110 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 127% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Seattle

History
$54,660
Liberal Arts
$58,280
English
$66,233
Math
$80,230
Music
$80,880

Seattle 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 Seattle

8

There are 8 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Seattle's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
3
bachelor
10
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total15

Seattle's liberal arts schools offer 15 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Seattle

associate
1,169
bachelor
366
master
7
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total1,545

Approximately 1,545 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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