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Political Science Schools
In Elmhurst, Illinois

The city of Elmhurst has only one school where political science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Elmhurst, and the future trends. Academia in political science includes political science training at the political science bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Elmhurst Vs. Illinois Political Science Employment

Elmhurst 520
Illinois 690

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

Elmhurst 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: Elmhurst

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Elmhurst

$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 Elmhurst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elmhurst

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

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Elmhurst

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Elmhurst political science professionals earn 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 Elmhurst

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Elmhurst


Many of Elmhurst's political science professionals are graduates of the only accredited political science school in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Elmhurst


Elmhurst's political science school offers one political science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Elmhurst


In 2010 approximately 11 students completed political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Elmhurst, Illinois

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