Political Science Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence has 3 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 Providence, which includes 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

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Political Science Employment

Providence 0
Rhode Island 80

Overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Political Science employment growth

110 120 120 100 80
No data 120 120 No data No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$85,220 $84,310 $92,920 $98,580 $106,990
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

In Providence, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $106,990 per year was earned by political science professionals in Providence. The average salary for political science professionals in Providence was $85,220 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Providence.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Providence

10th percentile
$49,280
25th percentile
$69,260
50th percentile
$97,990
75th percentile
$131,310
90th percentile
$164,630

Providence political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $97,990. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,280 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $164,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Providence

Communications
$54,993
Public Administration
$87,120
International Business
$98,272
Political Science
$106,990

On average political science professionals in Providence earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Providence.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Providence

3

There are 3 accredited political science schools in the city. Many of Providence's political science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Political Science Programs Offered In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Providence's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
132
master
5
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total142

Approximately 142 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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