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Political Science Schools
In Berkeley, California

There is only one political science school in Berkeley for faculty to choose from. The trends in Berkeley'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

Berkeley Vs. California Political Science Employment

Berkeley 100
California 1,480

Exactly 100 of California's 1,480 political science professionals work in Berkeley. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of political science professionals in Berkeley has shrunk by 50%. As the number of political science professionals in Berkeley has decreased, overall employment in Berkeley has increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Political Science employment growth

0 820 1,030 1,590 1,480
200 No data 60 70 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$78,480 $80,790 $85,930 $85,780 $91,310
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

In Berkeley, salaries for political science professionals have increased. Berkeley political science professionals made $91,310 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for political science professionals in Berkeley was $78,480 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Berkeley.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Berkeley

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Political science professionals in Berkeley earn a median salary of $86,560 per year. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $143,320 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Berkeley

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Berkeley


There is only one accredited political science school in the city. Many of Berkeley's political science professionals are graduates of this school.

Political Science Programs Offered In Berkeley


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Berkeley's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Berkeley


Approximately 395 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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