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Liberal Arts Schools
In Spearfish, South Dakota

Liberal Arts faculty can choose to work at only one liberal arts school in Spearfish. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Spearfish, and the future trends. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the liberal arts associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Liberal Arts Employment

Spearfish 30
South Dakota 170

Exactly 30 of South Dakota's 170 liberal arts professionals work in Spearfish. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Spearfish has increased, overall employment in Spearfish has also increased.

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Liberal Arts employment growth

170 180 180 200 170
No data No data 40 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Spearfish

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Spearfish

No data $53,080 $57,560 No data $50,890
$27,810 $28,740 $30,120 No data $31,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Spearfish
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Spearfish

Spearfish liberal arts professionals made $50,890 per year, on average, in 2010. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Spearfish is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Spearfish

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Spearfish liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,840. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,250 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Spearfish

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Spearfish


There is only one accredited liberal arts school in the city. Many of Spearfish's liberal arts professionals are graduates of this school.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Spearfish


Spearfish's liberal arts school offers one liberal arts degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Spearfish


Approximately 18 students graduated from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Spearfish, South Dakota

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