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Liberal Arts Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at one of 2 liberal arts schools in Durham. The trends in Durham'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

Durham Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts Employment

Durham 260
North Carolina 3,100

Exactly 260 of the 3,100 liberal arts professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Durham, there has been a 4% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. Overall employment in Durham has increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts employment growth

2,490 2,450 2,480 2,670 3,100
270 230 120 No data 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$76,830 $75,230 $89,110 No data $87,870
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Durham have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $87,870 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Durham. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Durham made an average salary of $76,830 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Durham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Durham

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Liberal arts professionals in Durham make a median yearly salary of $69,430. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,810 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 277% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Durham

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Durham


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Durham


Durham's liberal arts schools offer 7 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Durham


Approximately 241 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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