Liberal Arts Schools
In Tempe, Arizona

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 2 liberal arts schools in Tempe. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Tempe, which 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


Professional Trends

Tempe Vs. Arizona Liberal Arts Employment

Tempe 510
Arizona 930

Of the 930 liberal arts professionals employed in Arizona, 510 work in Tempe. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tempe, there has been a 24% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. Overall employment in Tempe has increased.

Tempe Vs. Arizona Liberal Arts employment growth

1,190 1,020 720 870 930
670 600 410 500 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tempe

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Tempe

$41,850 $42,180 $45,400 $47,810 $65,090
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Tempe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tempe

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Tempe have increased. In 2010 Tempe liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,090. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Tempe made an average salary of $41,850 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Tempe is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Tempe

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Tempe liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $59,260. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 191%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,180 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,590 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Tempe

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Tempe


There are 2 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Tempe's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Tempe


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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Tempe


In 2010 approximately 359 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Tempe, Arizona

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