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Liberal Arts Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

There are 3 liberal arts schools in Scranton for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Scranton, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Liberal Arts Employment

Scranton 200
Pennsylvania 4,480

Exactly 200 of the 4,480 liberal arts professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Scranton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of liberal arts professionals in Scranton has grown by 43%. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Scranton has increased, overall employment in Scranton has also increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Liberal Arts employment growth

3,150 3,010 3,320 3,830 4,480
140 180 180 170 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$52,690 $51,610 $55,010 $58,160 $60,660
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Scranton has grown, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $60,660 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Scranton. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Scranton was $52,690 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Scranton.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Scranton

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $58,170 per year in Scranton. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 117%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,300 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,480 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Scranton

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Scranton


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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Scranton


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

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Scranton


In 2010 approximately 59 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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