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Liberal Arts Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at only one liberal arts school in Elgin. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Elgin, which encompasses liberal arts training at the liberal arts associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Liberal Arts Employment

Elgin 1,720
Illinois 2,620

Exactly 1,720 of Illinois' 2,620 liberal arts professionals work in Elgin. Between 2006 and 2010, in Elgin, there has been a 6% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Elgin has increased, overall employment in Elgin has also increased.

Elgin 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: Elgin

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

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

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Elgin

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Liberal arts professionals in Elgin earn a median salary of $43,790 per year. 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 Elgin

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Elgin


There is only one accredited liberal arts school in the city. Many of Elgin's liberal arts professionals are graduates of this school.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Elgin


There is one degree and certificate program in liberal arts offered by Elgin's liberal arts school.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Elgin


Approximately 480 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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