Liberal Arts Schools
In Lancaster, South Carolina

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


Professional Trends

Lancaster Vs. South Carolina Liberal Arts Employment

Lancaster 80
South Carolina 1,120

Exactly 80 of the 1,120 liberal arts professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Lancaster. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lancaster, there has been a 14% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Lancaster has increased, overall employment in Lancaster has also increased.

Lancaster Vs. South Carolina Liberal Arts employment growth

1,210 1,230 1,180 1,200 1,120
70 80 70 No data 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Lancaster

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Lancaster

$44,770 $52,740 $50,660 No data $50,790
$32,050 $32,980 $33,910 No data $35,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Lancaster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lancaster

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Lancaster has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,790 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Lancaster. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Lancaster was $44,770 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lancaster.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Lancaster

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $48,560 per year in Lancaster. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 58%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,780 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Lancaster

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Lancaster


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Lancaster


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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Lancaster


Approximately 112 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Lancaster, South Carolina

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