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Liberal Arts Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

In Dekalb, there is only one liberal arts school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Dekalb, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Liberal Arts Employment

Dekalb 1,720
Illinois 2,620

Of the 2,620 liberal arts professionals employed in Illinois, 1,720 work in Dekalb. The number of liberal arts professionals in Dekalb has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Dekalb has increased, overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Liberal Arts employment growth

2,910 2,540 2,130 2,010 2,620
1,630 1,410 1,140 1,130 1,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$58,640 $55,520 $66,980 $60,960 $54,680
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Dekalb have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,680 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Dekalb. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Dekalb made an average salary of $58,640 per year. The decline in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Dekalb is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Dekalb

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $43,790 per year in Dekalb. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 262% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Dekalb


Many of Dekalb's liberal arts professionals are graduates of the only accredited liberal arts school in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Dekalb


Dekalb's liberal arts schools offer 3 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Dekalb


Approximately 131 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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