Careers and Employment

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." ~ Aristotle 

Students who major in the Liberal Arts earn a living in a variety of career fields. Here are the median annual salaries for some liberal arts and humanities careers, as reported by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Anthropologist and archaeologist: $53,910
  • Archivist: $45,020
  • Chief executive: $158,560
  • Economist: $83,590
  • Interpreter: $38,850
  • Market research analysts: $61,070
  • Museum curator: $47,220
  • Political scientists: $104,130
  • Writers and authors: $53,070