Political Science Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has 6 schools 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 Philadelphia, which includes political science training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Political Science Employment

Philadelphia 280
Pennsylvania 800

Of the 800 political science professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 280 work in Philadelphia. There has been a 42% decline in the number of political science professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Political Science employment growth

1,120 960 860 760 800
480 360 310 240 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$75,030 $84,660 No data $110,220 $104,750
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for political science professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $104,750 per year was earned by political science professionals in Philadelphia. The average salary for political science professionals in Philadelphia was $75,030 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$42,620
25th percentile
$59,120
50th percentile
$85,400
75th percentile
$131,000
90th percentile
$176,600

Political science professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $85,400 per year. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,620 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $176,600 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Communications
$47,487
Political Science
$104,750
International Business
$108,822
Public Administration
$117,137

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Philadelphia

6

Many of Philadelphia's political science professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited political science schools in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total11

There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Philadelphia's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
313
master
12
doctor
12
Certificate
21
Total358

Approximately 358 students graduated from political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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