Political Science Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

Political Science faculty can choose to work at one of 2 political science schools in Durham. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the city of Durham, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Political Science
  • Masters degree in Political Science
  • PhD degree in Political Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Political Science Employment

Durham 100
North Carolina 480

Of the 480 political science professionals employed in North Carolina, 100 work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of political science professionals in Durham has shrunk by 62%. As the employment for political science professionals in Durham has decreased, overall employment in Durham has increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Political Science employment growth

610 560 480 420 480
260 No data No data No data 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$96,080 No data No data No data $115,020
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

In Durham, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 political science professionals in Durham reportedly earned an average salary of $115,020 per year. The average salary for political science professionals in Durham was $96,080 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Durham

10th percentile
$52,330
25th percentile
$76,350
50th percentile
$100,830
75th percentile
$142,720
90th percentile
$184,610

Political science professionals in Durham make a median yearly salary of $100,830. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,330 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $184,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Durham

Communications
$53,203
International Business
$110,980
Political Science
$115,020
Public Administration
$143,520

Durham political science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Durham

2

Many of Durham's political science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited political science schools in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Durham's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
181
master
7
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total198

Approximately 198 students graduated from political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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