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Liberal Arts Schools
In Salem, Oregon

The city of Salem has 3 schools 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 Salem, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Oregon Liberal Arts Employment

Salem 40
Oregon 510

Exactly 40 of Oregon's 510 liberal arts professionals work in Salem. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Salem has increased, overall employment in Salem has also increased.

Salem Vs. Oregon Liberal Arts employment growth

520 650 680 560 510
No data No data No data No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Salem

No data No data No data No data $54,530
$35,520 $36,670 $37,690 $39,140 $40,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

In 2010 liberal arts professionals in Salem reportedly earned an average salary of $54,530 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Salem.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Salem

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Liberal arts professionals in Salem make a median yearly salary of $53,640. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,830 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 131% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Salem

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Salem


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Salem


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Salem's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Salem


Approximately 624 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Salem, Oregon

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