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Liberal Arts Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

There are 6 liberal arts schools in Worcester for faculty to choose from. The trends in Worcester's liberal arts academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Liberal Arts Employment

Worcester 140
Massachusetts 2,220

Of the 2,220 liberal arts professionals employed in Massachusetts, 140 work in Worcester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Worcester, there has been a 36% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Worcester has decreased, overall employment in Worcester has increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Liberal Arts employment growth

2,200 2,200 2,130 2,180 2,220
220 220 170 180 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$67,390 $70,620 $69,930 $68,850 $66,450
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Worcester has shrunk, salaries for liberal arts professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Worcester liberal arts professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,450. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for liberal arts professionals in Worcester was $67,390 per year. The decline in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Worcester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Worcester

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Liberal arts professionals make a median salary of $63,630 per year in Worcester. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,660 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 130% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Worcester

Liberal Arts

On average liberal arts professionals in Worcester earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Worcester.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Worcester


There are 6 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Worcester's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Worcester


Worcester's liberal arts schools offer 9 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Worcester


In 2010 approximately 222 students graduated from liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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