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Political Science Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Political Science faculty can choose to work at one of 6 political science schools in Atlanta. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in political science includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Political Science Employment

Atlanta 250
Georgia 440

Exactly 250 of Georgia's 440 political science professionals work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 14% growth in the number of political science professionals. As the number of political science professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Political Science employment growth

430 450 470 470 440
220 240 260 280 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$70,190 $68,210 $70,310 $72,250 $73,420
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 political science professionals in Atlanta reportedly earned an average salary of $73,420 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, political science professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $70,190 per year. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Political science professionals make a median salary of $65,840 per year in Atlanta. The difference in pay between the political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 197%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,000 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $115,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

Political science professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Atlanta


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Atlanta


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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Atlanta


Approximately 365 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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