Liberal Arts Schools
In Stanford, California

In Stanford, there is only one liberal arts school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The trends in Stanford'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:

  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Stanford Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Stanford 460
California 8,240

Exactly 460 of California's 8,240 liberal arts professionals work in Stanford. Between 2006 and 2010, in Stanford, there has been a 130% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Stanford has increased, overall employment in Stanford has decreased.

Stanford 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: Stanford

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Stanford

$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 Stanford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Stanford

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Stanford has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $95,890 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Stanford. The average salary for liberal arts professionals in Stanford was $94,050 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Stanford is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Stanford

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90th percentile

Stanford liberal arts professionals earn 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 Stanford

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Stanford


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Stanford


Stanford's liberal arts schools offer 7 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Stanford


Approximately 53 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Stanford, California

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