Political Science Schools
In Arlington, Virginia

In Arlington, there is only one political science school where political science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the city of Arlington, which encompasses political science training at the political science bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Arlington Vs. Virginia Political Science Employment

Arlington 3,930
Virginia 870

Of the 870 political science professionals employed in Virginia, 3,930 work in Arlington. There has been a 11% growth in the number of political science professionals in Arlington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for political science professionals in Arlington has increased, overall employment in Arlington has also increased.

Arlington Vs. Virginia Political Science employment growth

850 1,160 1,010 990 870
3,530 3,610 3,560 3,490 3,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Arlington

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Arlington

$82,365 $86,300 $93,240 $95,720 $97,980
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Arlington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Arlington

In Arlington, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 Arlington political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $97,980. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for political science professionals in Arlington was $82,365 per year. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Arlington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Arlington

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Arlington political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $95,195. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,125 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $139,640 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Arlington

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Arlington


Many of Arlington's political science professionals are graduates of the only accredited political science school in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Arlington


Arlington's political science school offers one political science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Arlington


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Arlington, Virginia

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