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Political Science Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 7 political science schools in Pittsburgh for faculty to choose from. The trends in Pittsburgh'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

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Political Science Employment

Pittsburgh 120
Pennsylvania 800

Exactly 120 of Pennsylvania's 800 political science professionals work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Pittsburgh, there has been a 25% decline in the number of political science professionals. As the employment for political science professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Political Science employment growth

1,120 960 860 760 800
160 170 130 110 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$75,980 $78,600 $103,310 $110,540 $110,040
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $110,040. Four years earlier in 2006, political science professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $75,980 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Pittsburgh

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

Political science professionals make a median salary of $93,850 per year in Pittsburgh. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,970 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 292% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Public Administration
International Business
Political Science

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's political science professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited political science schools in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Pittsburgh's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Pittsburgh


Approximately 220 students graduated from political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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