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Political Science Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

There is only one political science school in Dekalb for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Dekalb, and the future trends. Academia in political science includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Political Science Employment

Dekalb 520
Illinois 690

Exactly 520 of Illinois' 690 political science professionals work in Dekalb. The number of political science professionals in Dekalb has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for political science professionals in Dekalb has increased, overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Political Science employment growth

760 670 470 650 690
430 300 270 440 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$75,030 $71,970 $76,770 $50,870 $53,100
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

In Dekalb, salaries for political science professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,100 per year was earned by political science professionals in Dekalb. Four years earlier in 2006, political science professionals in Dekalb made an average salary of $75,030 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Dekalb.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Dekalb

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

Political science professionals in Dekalb make a median yearly salary of $46,290. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,420 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 230% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Dekalb


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Dekalb


Dekalb's political science schools offer 3 political science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Dekalb


In 2010 approximately 135 students completed political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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