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Political Science Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

There are 3 political science schools in Columbus for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the city of Columbus, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Political Science Employment

Columbus 140
Ohio 730

Of the 730 political science professionals employed in Ohio, 140 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of political science professionals in Columbus has grown by 8%. Overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Political Science employment growth

540 570 670 660 730
130 120 130 130 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$83,810 $88,510 $88,190 $87,740 $88,460
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 Columbus political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,460. Political science professionals in Columbus made a yearly average salary of $83,810, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Columbus

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

Political science professionals in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $78,560. The difference in pay between the political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 246%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,200 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $149,440 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Columbus

Public Administration
Political Science
International Business

On average political science professionals in Columbus earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbus.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Columbus


There are 3 accredited political science schools in the city. Many of Columbus' political science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Political Science Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' political science schools offer 6 political science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 372 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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