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Political Science Schools
In Joliet, Illinois

In Joliet, there is only one political science 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 Joliet, and the future trends. Academia in political science includes political science training at the political science bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Joliet Vs. Illinois Political Science Employment

Joliet 520
Illinois 690

Exactly 520 of Illinois' 690 political science professionals work in Joliet. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of political science professionals in Joliet has grown by 21%. As the number of political science professionals in Joliet has increased, overall employment in Joliet has also increased.

Joliet 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: Joliet

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Joliet

$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 Joliet
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Joliet

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

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Joliet

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

Political science professionals in Joliet 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 Joliet

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

Joliet political science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Joliet


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Joliet


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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Joliet


Approximately 8 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Joliet, Illinois

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