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Political Science Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

Political Science faculty can choose to work at one of 2 political science schools in Madison. The trends in Madison's political science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Political Science Employment

Madison 50
Wisconsin 250

Exactly 50 of the 250 political science professionals employed in Wisconsin, work in Madison. As the number of political science professionals in Madison has increased, overall employment in Madison has also increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Political Science employment growth

250 360 340 260 250
No data 40 50 50 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Madison

No data $80,370 $82,920 $84,080 $82,170
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

In 2010 political science professionals in Madison reportedly earned an average salary of $82,170 per year. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Madison is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Madison

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

Political science professionals in Madison make a median yearly salary of $79,990. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,980 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $126,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Madison

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Madison


There are 2 accredited political science schools in the city. Many of Madison's political science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Political Science Programs Offered In Madison


Madison's political science schools offer 4 political science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Madison


In 2010 approximately 335 students graduated from political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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