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Political Science Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

In Cambridge, there are 2 political science schools where political science faculty can find employment. The trends in Cambridge'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

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Political Science Employment

Cambridge 420
Massachusetts 640

Exactly 420 of Massachusetts' 640 political science professionals work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Cambridge, there has been a 68% growth in the number of political science professionals. Overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Political Science employment growth

550 590 570 660 640
250 330 360 460 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$83,590 $94,680 $93,250 $97,500 $100,310
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

In Cambridge, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 political science professionals in Cambridge reportedly earned an average salary of $100,310 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for political science professionals in Cambridge was $83,590 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Cambridge

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

Political science professionals make a median salary of $90,900 per year in Cambridge. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $165,220 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Political Science
International Business
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Cambridge


There are 2 accredited political science schools in the city. Many of Cambridge's political science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Political Science Programs Offered In Cambridge


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Cambridge's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Cambridge


In 2010 approximately 197 students completed political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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