Political Science Schools
In Newark, New Jersey

In Newark, there is only one political science school where political science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science education in Newark, which includes political science training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Newark Vs. New Jersey Political Science Employment

Newark 120
New Jersey 390

Exactly 120 of New Jersey's 390 political science professionals work in Newark. Between 2006 and 2010, in Newark, there has been a 20% growth in the number of political science professionals. Overall employment in Newark has also increased.

Newark Vs. New Jersey Political Science employment growth

360 350 380 400 390
100 130 130 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Newark

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Newark

$69,510 $82,920 $87,100 $89,020 $89,630
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Newark
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newark

In Newark, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 political science professionals in Newark reportedly earned an average salary of $89,630 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, political science professionals in Newark made an average salary of $69,510 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Newark.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Newark

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Newark political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $82,600. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,200 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $143,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Newark

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

On average political science professional salaries in Newark are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Newark


There is only one accredited political science school in the city. Many of Newark's political science professionals are graduates of this school.

Political Science Programs Offered In Newark


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Newark's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Newark


In 2010 approximately 49 students graduated from political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Newark, New Jersey

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