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Political Science Schools
In Portland, Oregon

The city of Portland has 4 schools where political science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science education in Portland, which includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Political Science Employment

Portland 70
Oregon 110

Exactly 70 of the 110 political science professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 0% decline in the number of political science professionals. As the employment for political science professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Political Science employment growth

80 100 No data 100 110
70 90 70 70 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$70,050 $72,470 $74,550 $76,540 $74,600
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for political science professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 Portland political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $74,600. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for political science professionals in Portland was $70,050 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Portland

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Political science professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $64,580. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,170 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $132,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Portland

Political Science
International Business
Public Administration

Portland 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 Portland


There are 4 accredited political science schools in the city. Many of Portland's political science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Political Science Programs Offered In Portland


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Portland's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Portland


Approximately 136 students graduated from political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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