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Political Science Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

In Amherst, there are 3 political science schools where political science faculty can find employment. The trends in Amherst's political science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Political Science Employment

Amherst 40
Massachusetts 640

Exactly 40 of Massachusetts' 640 political science professionals work in Amherst. As the employment for political science professionals in Amherst has increased, overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Political Science employment growth

550 590 570 660 640
No data No data No data No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

No data No data No data No data $104,870
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

In 2010 Amherst political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $104,870. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Amherst is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Amherst

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Political science professionals make a median salary of $97,530 per year in Amherst. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,430 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $164,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Amherst

International Business
Political Science
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Amherst


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Amherst


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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Amherst


In 2010 approximately 216 students graduated from political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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