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Liberal Arts Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

The city of Columbus has 5 schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Liberal Arts Employment

Columbus 430
Ohio 3,290

Of the 3,290 liberal arts professionals employed in Ohio, 430 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 4% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Liberal Arts employment growth

2,730 2,590 2,840 3,070 3,290
450 410 400 450 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$58,510 $74,630 $78,840 $76,580 $72,700
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Columbus have increased. Columbus liberal arts professionals made $72,700 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Columbus made an average salary of $58,510 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Columbus

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $72,120 per year in Columbus. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 157% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Columbus

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Columbus


Many of Columbus' liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Columbus


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Columbus' liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 639 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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