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Liberal Arts Schools
In Atherton, California

In Atherton, 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 Atherton, which encompasses liberal arts training at the liberal arts bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Atherton Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Atherton 690
California 8,240

Exactly 690 of the 8,240 liberal arts professionals employed in California, work in Atherton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atherton, there has been a 109% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals. Overall employment in Atherton has also increased.

Atherton Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
330 340 680 860 690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Atherton

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Atherton

$86,390 $97,810 $68,830 $70,550 $64,070
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Atherton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atherton

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Atherton have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,070 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Atherton. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Atherton made an average salary of $86,390 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atherton.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Atherton

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Atherton liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,950. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,850 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $118,750 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Atherton

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Atherton


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Atherton


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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Atherton


In 2010 approximately 24 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Atherton, California

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