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Liberal Arts Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at only one liberal arts school in Charleston. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Charleston, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the liberal arts bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Liberal Arts Employment

Charleston 50
West Virginia 370

Of the 370 liberal arts professionals employed in West Virginia, 50 work in Charleston. The number of liberal arts professionals in Charleston has grown by 67% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Charleston has increased, overall employment in Charleston has also increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Liberal Arts employment growth

280 240 290 280 370
30 No data 40 40 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$57,300 No data $45,300 $45,820 $46,230
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In Charleston, salaries for liberal arts professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,230 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Charleston. Liberal arts professionals in Charleston made a yearly average salary of $57,300, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Charleston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Charleston

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $45,430 per year in Charleston. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,770 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Charleston

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Charleston


There is only one accredited liberal arts school in the city. Many of Charleston's liberal arts professionals are graduates of this school.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Charleston


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Charleston's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Charleston


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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