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Liberal Arts Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

The city of Cambridge has 4 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 Cambridge, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Liberal Arts Employment

Cambridge 1,240
Massachusetts 2,220

Exactly 1,240 of Massachusetts' 2,220 liberal arts professionals work in Cambridge. The number of liberal arts professionals in Cambridge has grown by 27% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Cambridge has increased, overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Liberal Arts employment growth

2,200 2,200 2,130 2,180 2,220
980 1,140 1,200 1,290 1,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$58,660 $61,700 $62,950 $69,880 $67,600
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Cambridge have increased. In 2010 Cambridge liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $67,600. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Cambridge was $58,660 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Cambridge

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Liberal arts professionals in Cambridge earn a median salary of $62,160 per year. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,730 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Cambridge


There are 4 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Cambridge's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Cambridge


Cambridge's liberal arts schools offer 15 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Cambridge


In 2010 approximately 984 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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