Liberal Arts Schools
In Murphy, North Carolina

The city of Murphy has only one school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Murphy, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Murphy Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts Employment

Murphy 230
North Carolina 3,100

Of the 3,100 liberal arts professionals employed in North Carolina, 230 work in Murphy. Between 2006 and 2010, in Murphy, there has been a 35% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals. Overall employment in Murphy has also increased.

Murphy Vs. North Carolina Liberal Arts employment growth

2,490 2,450 2,480 2,670 3,100
170 150 180 No data 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Murphy

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Murphy

$50,390 $48,560 $50,700 No data $54,000
$29,730 $30,520 $31,770 No data $33,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Murphy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Murphy

In Murphy, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. In 2010 Murphy liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $54,000. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Murphy made an average salary of $50,390 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Murphy is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Murphy

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Liberal arts professionals in Murphy earn a median salary of $50,950 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 137%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,490 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Murphy

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Murphy


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Murphy


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Murphy's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Murphy


In 2010 approximately 63 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Murphy, North Carolina

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