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Liberal Arts Schools
In Chester, Virginia

The city of Chester has only one school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Chester, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Virginia Liberal Arts Employment

Chester 270
Virginia 2,150

Of the 2,150 liberal arts professionals employed in Virginia, 270 work in Chester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Chester has grown by 13%. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Chester has increased, overall employment in Chester has also increased.

Chester Vs. Virginia Liberal Arts employment growth

1,710 1,930 2,080 2,060 2,150
240 240 250 270 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$47,530 $51,080 $56,180 $55,340 $56,100
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

In Chester, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. Chester liberal arts professionals made $56,100 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Chester made an average salary of $47,530 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Chester

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $54,890 per year in Chester. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,080 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,270 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Chester

Liberal Arts

Chester 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 Chester


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Chester


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Chester's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Chester


Approximately 347 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Chester, Virginia

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