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Liberal Arts Schools
In Parsons, Kansas

The city of Parsons has only one school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Parsons, which includes liberal arts training at the liberal arts associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Parsons Vs. Kansas Liberal Arts Employment

Parsons 290
Kansas 750

Of the 750 liberal arts professionals employed in Kansas, 290 work in Parsons. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Parsons has shrunk by 15%. Overall employment in Parsons has increased.

Parsons Vs. Kansas Liberal Arts employment growth

680 760 770 810 750
340 330 360 No data 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Parsons

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Parsons

$55,720 $55,360 $53,540 No data $52,290
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Parsons
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Parsons

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Parsons has shrunk, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Parsons liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,290. Liberal arts professionals in Parsons made a yearly average salary of $55,720, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Parsons.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Parsons

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Liberal arts professionals in Parsons make a median yearly salary of $45,110. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 356% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Parsons

Liberal Arts

Parsons 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 Parsons


Many of Parsons' liberal arts professionals are graduates of the only accredited liberal arts school in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Parsons


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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Parsons


In 2010 approximately 10 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Parsons, Kansas

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