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Political Science Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

There are 2 political science schools in Baton Rouge for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science education in Baton Rouge, which includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Political Science Employment

Baton Rouge 60
Louisiana 160

Exactly 60 of Louisiana's 160 political science professionals work in Baton Rouge. As the employment for political science professionals in Baton Rouge has increased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Political Science employment growth

No data 110 120 140 160
No data No data No data No data 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

No data No data No data No data $50,940
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In 2010 Baton Rouge political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,940. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Baton Rouge

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Baton Rouge political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,860. The difference in pay between the political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 155%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,500 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,870 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Political Science
International Business
Public Administration

Baton Rouge political science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Baton Rouge


Many of Baton Rouge's political science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited political science schools in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Baton Rouge


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Baton Rouge's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Baton Rouge


Approximately 161 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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