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Liberal Arts Schools
In Berkeley, California

There are 3 liberal arts schools in Berkeley for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Berkeley, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Berkeley 490
California 8,240

Of the 8,240 liberal arts professionals employed in California, 490 work in Berkeley. Between 2006 and 2010, in Berkeley, there has been a 41% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. Overall employment in Berkeley has increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
830 600 640 480 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$70,990 $78,930 $74,850 $87,080 $88,050
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

In Berkeley, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. In 2010 Berkeley liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,050. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Berkeley was $70,990 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Berkeley is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Berkeley

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Liberal arts professionals in Berkeley earn a median salary of $84,860 per year. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,140 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $148,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Berkeley

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Berkeley


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Berkeley


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Berkeley's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Berkeley


In 2010 approximately 168 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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