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Liberal Arts Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

In Jackson, there are 3 liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Jackson, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Liberal Arts Employment

Jackson 230
Mississippi 740

Of the 740 liberal arts professionals employed in Mississippi, 230 work in Jackson. The number of liberal arts professionals in Jackson has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Jackson has decreased, overall employment in Jackson has increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Liberal Arts employment growth

740 760 670 710 740
240 250 210 200 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$50,560 $59,680 $60,260 $52,100 $48,300
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Jackson has shrunk, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $48,300 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Jackson. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Jackson was $50,560 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Jackson

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25th percentile
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Jackson liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,510. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,570 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $70,250 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Jackson

Liberal Arts

Jackson liberal arts professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Jackson


There are 3 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Jackson's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Jackson


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Jackson's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Jackson


Approximately 26 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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