Political Science Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

In River Forest, there are 2 political science 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 River Forest, which includes political science training at the political science bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Political Science Employment

River Forest 520
Illinois 690

Exactly 520 of the 690 political science professionals employed in Illinois, work in River Forest. The number of political science professionals in River Forest has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of political science professionals in River Forest has increased, overall employment in River Forest has also increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Political Science employment growth

760 670 470 650 690
430 300 270 440 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$75,030 $71,970 $76,770 $50,870 $53,100
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

In River Forest, salaries for political science professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,100 per year was earned by political science professionals in River Forest. Political science professionals in River Forest made a yearly average salary of $75,030, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of political science professionals in River Forest is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in River Forest

10th percentile
$26,420
25th percentile
$33,650
50th percentile
$46,290
75th percentile
$70,965
90th percentile
$87,170

Political science professionals make a median salary of $46,290 per year in River Forest. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,420 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,170 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in River Forest

Political Science
$53,100
Communications
$56,092
Public Administration
$96,495
International Business
$100,880

On average political science professional salaries in River Forest are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in River Forest

2

There are 2 accredited political science schools in the city. Many of River Forest's political science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Political Science Programs Offered In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

In 2010 approximately 11 students graduated from political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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