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Liberal Arts Schools
In Decatur, Georgia

There are 2 liberal arts schools in Decatur for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Decatur, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Georgia Liberal Arts Employment

Decatur 850
Georgia 1,740

Of the 1,740 liberal arts professionals employed in Georgia, 850 work in Decatur. The number of liberal arts professionals in Decatur has grown by 25% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Decatur has also increased.

Decatur Vs. Georgia Liberal Arts employment growth

1,590 1,770 1,710 1,740 1,740
680 800 770 810 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$62,200 $59,800 $57,980 $58,660 $57,510
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Decatur has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have decreased. In 2010 Decatur liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $57,510. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Decatur was $62,200 per year. The decline in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Decatur is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Decatur

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90th percentile

Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $52,590 per year in Decatur. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,730 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Decatur

Liberal Arts

On average liberal arts professional salaries in Decatur are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Decatur


There are 2 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Decatur's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Decatur


Decatur's liberal arts schools offer 2 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Decatur


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Georgia

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