Liberal Arts Schools
In Shepherdstown, West Virginia

In Shepherdstown, there is only one liberal arts school 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 Shepherdstown, which includes liberal arts training at the liberal arts bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Shepherdstown Vs. West Virginia Liberal Arts Employment

Shepherdstown 1,390
West Virginia 370

Exactly 1,390 of the 370 liberal arts professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Shepherdstown. There has been a 11% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals in Shepherdstown between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Shepherdstown has decreased, overall employment in Shepherdstown has increased.

Shepherdstown Vs. West Virginia Liberal Arts employment growth

280 240 290 280 370
1,560 1,680 1,620 1,360 1,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Shepherdstown

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Shepherdstown

$57,440 $59,650 $60,050 $62,250 $66,270
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Shepherdstown
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Shepherdstown

In Shepherdstown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. Shepherdstown liberal arts professionals made $66,270 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Shepherdstown was $57,440 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Shepherdstown is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Shepherdstown

10th percentile
$32,270
25th percentile
$42,410
50th percentile
$60,410
75th percentile
$84,930
90th percentile
$111,840

Liberal arts professionals in Shepherdstown earn a median salary of $60,410 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 247%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,270 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,840 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Shepherdstown

Music
$53,410
English
$65,697
Liberal Arts
$66,270
History
$80,935
Math
$98,323

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Shepherdstown

1

Many of Shepherdstown's liberal arts professionals are graduates of the only accredited liberal arts school in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Shepherdstown

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in liberal arts offered by Shepherdstown's liberal arts school.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Shepherdstown

associate
0
bachelor
120
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total120

Approximately 120 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

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