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Political Science Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

There is only one political science school in Petersburg for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the city of Petersburg, which encompasses political science training at the political science bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Political Science Employment

Petersburg 130
Virginia 870

Of the 870 political science professionals employed in Virginia, 130 work in Petersburg. As the number of political science professionals in Petersburg has increased, overall employment in Petersburg has also increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Political Science employment growth

850 1,160 1,010 990 870
No data No data No data 130 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$66,170 $69,480 No data $67,810 $67,880
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

In 2010 Petersburg political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $67,880. Political science professionals in Petersburg made a yearly average salary of $66,170, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Petersburg.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Petersburg

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Political science professionals make a median salary of $61,630 per year in Petersburg. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,640 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $101,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Petersburg

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

Petersburg 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 Petersburg


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Petersburg


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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Petersburg


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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