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Liberal Arts Schools
In Oakland, California

There are 5 liberal arts schools in Oakland for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Oakland, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Oakland 490
California 8,240

Exactly 490 of California's 8,240 liberal arts professionals work in Oakland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Oakland has shrunk by 41%. Overall employment in Oakland has increased.

Oakland Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
830 600 640 480 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$70,990 $78,930 $74,850 $87,080 $88,050
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Oakland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $88,050 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Oakland. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Oakland was $70,990 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Oakland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Oakland

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $84,860 per year in Oakland. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 244%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,140 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $148,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Oakland

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Oakland


There are 5 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Oakland's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Oakland


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Oakland's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Oakland


In 2010 approximately 271 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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