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Liberal Arts Schools
In Tampa, Florida

In Tampa, there are 5 liberal arts schools 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 Tampa, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Liberal Arts Employment

Tampa 280
Florida 2,830

Of the 2,830 liberal arts professionals employed in Florida, 280 work in Tampa. The number of liberal arts professionals in Tampa has shrunk by 12% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Tampa has increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Liberal Arts employment growth

2,470 2,210 2,120 2,470 2,830
320 260 250 240 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$53,270 $61,870 $61,840 $64,900 $68,430
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

In Tampa, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. In 2010 liberal arts professionals in Tampa reportedly earned an average salary of $68,430 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Tampa was $53,270 per year. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Tampa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Tampa

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Tampa liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $65,630. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 214% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Tampa

Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Tampa


Many of Tampa's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited liberal arts schools in the city.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Tampa


Tampa's liberal arts schools offer 12 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Tampa


In 2010 approximately 289 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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