Despite rumblings that liberal arts degrees don't hold strong value for today's graduates, a new report reveals a number of high-earning occupations for liberal arts graduates to pursue--as long as they have specific skills.

Saving the Liberal Arts, the report from AEI and Burning Glass Technologies, offers an analysis of detailed information on job postings and worker resumes. The data reveal that employers are seeking employees with broad knowledge--the type of knowledge that comes from liberal arts--along with practical skills and knowledge.

Authors Mark Schneider, AEI visiting scholar, and Burning Glass Technologies chief executive officer Matthew Sigelman contend that...

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