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Political Science Schools
In Riverside, California

The city of Riverside has 3 schools where political science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Riverside, and the future trends. Academia in political science includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Riverside Vs. California Political Science Employment

Riverside 70
California 1,480

Exactly 70 of California's 1,480 political science professionals work in Riverside. Between 2006 and 2010, in Riverside, there has been a 17% growth in the number of political science professionals. Overall employment in Riverside has also increased.

Riverside Vs. California Political Science employment growth

0 820 1,030 1,590 1,480
60 50 60 80 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Riverside

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Riverside

$71,200 $76,800 $73,260 $104,670 $111,050
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Riverside
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Riverside

In Riverside, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $111,050 per year was earned by political science professionals in Riverside. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for political science professionals in Riverside was $71,200 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Riverside.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Riverside

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

Political science professionals in Riverside earn a median salary of $107,770 per year. The difference in pay between the political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 184%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $62,450 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $177,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Riverside

International Business
Public Administration
Political Science

On average political science professionals in Riverside earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Riverside.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Riverside


There are 3 accredited political science schools in the city. Many of Riverside's political science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Political Science Programs Offered In Riverside


Riverside's political science schools offer 5 political science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Riverside


In 2010 approximately 229 students graduated from political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Riverside, California

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