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Liberal Arts Schools
In Santa Clara, California

In Santa Clara, there are 2 liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Santa Clara, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Santa Clara 460
California 8,240

Of the 8,240 liberal arts professionals employed in California, 460 work in Santa Clara. There has been a 130% growth in the number of liberal arts professionals in Santa Clara between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Santa Clara has decreased.

Santa Clara Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
200 240 340 430 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Clara

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$94,050 No data $81,540 $80,740 $95,890
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Santa Clara have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $95,890 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Santa Clara. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Santa Clara was $94,050 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Santa Clara is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Santa Clara

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $91,720 per year in Santa Clara. 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 $59,740 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $141,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Liberal Arts

Liberal arts professional salaries in Santa Clara are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Santa Clara


There are 2 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Santa Clara's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Santa Clara


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in liberal arts offered by Santa Clara's liberal arts schools.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Santa Clara


Approximately 189 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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