Liberal Arts Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

In Wilkes-Barre, there is only one liberal arts school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Wilkes-Barre, which encompasses liberal arts training at the liberal arts bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Liberal Arts Employment

Wilkes-Barre 200
Pennsylvania 4,480

Exactly 200 of Pennsylvania's 4,480 liberal arts professionals work in Wilkes-Barre. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilkes-Barre, there has been a 43% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Wilkes-Barre has increased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has also increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Liberal Arts employment growth

3,150 3,010 3,320 3,830 4,480
140 180 180 170 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$52,690 $51,610 $55,010 $58,160 $60,660
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Wilkes-Barre have increased. In 2010 Wilkes-Barre liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,660. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Wilkes-Barre was $52,690 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Wilkes-Barre is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile
$40,300
25th percentile
$48,880
50th percentile
$58,170
75th percentile
$71,890
90th percentile
$87,480

Wilkes-Barre liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $58,170. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,300 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

English
$39,575
Music
$52,860
Math
$58,430
Liberal Arts
$60,660

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Wilkes-Barre

1

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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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