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Liberal Arts Schools
In Arlington, Virginia

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 3 liberal arts schools in Arlington. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Arlington, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Arlington Vs. Virginia Liberal Arts Employment

Arlington 1,390
Virginia 2,150

Of the 2,150 liberal arts professionals employed in Virginia, 1,390 work in Arlington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Arlington, there has been a 11% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. Overall employment in Arlington has increased.

Arlington Vs. Virginia Liberal Arts employment growth

1,710 1,930 2,080 2,060 2,150
1,560 1,680 1,620 1,360 1,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Arlington

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Arlington

$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 Arlington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Arlington

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

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Arlington

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Arlington liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,410. 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 Arlington

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Arlington


Many of Arlington's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Arlington


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Arlington's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Arlington


Approximately 48 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Arlington, Virginia

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