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Political Science Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

Political Science faculty can choose to work at one of 2 political science schools in Columbia. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science education in Columbia, which includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Political Science Employment

Columbia 30
Missouri 380

Of the 380 political science professionals employed in Missouri, 30 work in Columbia. As the employment for political science professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Political Science employment growth

280 300 300 310 380
No data No data 30 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

No data No data No data No data $57,090
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In 2010 political science professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $57,090 per year. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Columbia

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Columbia political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,560. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,180 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Columbia

Political Science
International Business
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Columbia


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Columbia


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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Columbia


Approximately 134 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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