Liberal Arts Schools
In Washington DC

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 9 liberal arts schools in Washington. The trends in Washington'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:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Liberal Arts Employment

Washington DC 1,390
Washington DC 630

Exactly 1,390 of the 630 liberal arts professionals employed in Washington DC, work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Washington has shrunk by 11%. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Liberal Arts employment growth

850 840 690 600 630
1,560 1,680 1,620 1,360 1,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$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 Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Washington has shrunk, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,270 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Washington. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Washington made an average salary of $57,440 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Washington DC

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

Liberal arts professionals in Washington earn a median salary of $60,410 per year. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $111,840 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Washington DC

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

On average liberal arts professional salaries in Washington are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Washington DC

9

Many of Washington's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
2
bachelor
12
master
6
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total23

Washington's liberal arts schools offer 23 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Washington DC

associate
13
bachelor
140
master
109
doctor
15
Certificate
0
Total277

In 2010 approximately 277 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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