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Liberal Arts Schools
In Bellingham, Washington

In Bellingham, there are 3 liberal arts schools 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 Bellingham, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bellingham Vs. Washington Liberal Arts Employment

Bellingham 100
Washington 1,390

Of the 1,390 liberal arts professionals employed in Washington State, 100 work in Bellingham. There has been a 25% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals in Bellingham between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Bellingham has increased, overall employment in Bellingham has decreased.

Bellingham Vs. Washington Liberal Arts employment growth

1,340 1,320 1,340 1,400 1,390
80 No data No data No data 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Bellingham

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Bellingham

$47,660 No data No data No data $62,970
$36,260 $37,990 $39,340 $39,870 $41,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Bellingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bellingham

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Bellingham have increased. Bellingham liberal arts professionals made $62,970 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Bellingham made an average salary of $47,660 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bellingham.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Bellingham

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $57,830 per year in Bellingham. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,700 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $103,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Bellingham

Liberal Arts

Bellingham liberal arts professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Bellingham


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Bellingham


Bellingham's liberal arts schools offer 5 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Bellingham


Approximately 817 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Bellingham, Washington

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