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Political Science Schools
In Denver, Colorado

The city of Denver has 4 schools where political science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science education in Denver, which includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Political Science Employment

Denver 170
Colorado 320

Exactly 170 of the 320 political science professionals employed in Colorado, work in Denver. There has been a 15% decline in the number of political science professionals in Denver between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of political science professionals in Denver has decreased, overall employment in Denver has increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Political Science employment growth

360 300 210 250 320
200 140 90 60 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$63,180 $61,810 $63,540 $62,570 $81,760
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

As the number of political science professionals in Denver has shrunk, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 Denver political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $81,760. Political science professionals in Denver made a yearly average salary of $63,180, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Denver is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Denver

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

Denver political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,375. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,430 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 151% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Denver

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Denver


Many of Denver's political science professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited political science schools in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Denver


Denver's political science schools offer 5 political science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Denver


In 2010 approximately 200 students completed political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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