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Liberal Arts Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 10 liberal arts schools in Atlanta. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Liberal Arts Employment

Atlanta 850
Georgia 1,740

Exactly 850 of the 1,740 liberal arts professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. There has been a 25% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Liberal Arts employment growth

1,590 1,770 1,710 1,740 1,740
680 800 770 810 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$62,200 $59,800 $57,980 $58,660 $57,510
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have decreased. In 2010 liberal arts professionals in Atlanta reportedly earned an average salary of $57,510 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Atlanta was $62,200 per year. The decline in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Liberal arts professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $52,590. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,730 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 200% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Atlanta


There are 10 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Atlanta


Atlanta's liberal arts schools offer 17 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Atlanta


In 2010 approximately 879 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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