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Liberal Arts Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has 5 schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The trends in Detroit's liberal arts academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Liberal Arts Employment

Detroit 250
Michigan 1,690

Exactly 250 of Michigan's 1,690 liberal arts professionals work in Detroit. Between 2006 and 2010, in Detroit, there has been a 9% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals. Overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Liberal Arts employment growth

1,620 1,920 1,970 1,900 1,690
230 270 280 250 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$68,160 $67,790 $65,380 $68,630 $68,430
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Detroit has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also increased. Detroit liberal arts professionals made $68,430 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for liberal arts professionals in Detroit was $68,160 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Detroit

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Liberal arts professionals in Detroit earn a median salary of $66,650 per year. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 257%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,840 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $110,120 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Detroit

Liberal Arts

Liberal arts professional salaries in Detroit are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Detroit


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's liberal arts schools offer 9 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 217 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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