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Political Science Schools
In Sacramento, California

In Sacramento, there are 3 political science schools where political science faculty can find employment. The trends in Sacramento'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

Sacramento Vs. California Political Science Employment

Sacramento 60
California 1,480

Of the 1,480 political science professionals employed in California, 60 work in Sacramento. As the number of political science professionals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Political Science employment growth

0 820 1,030 1,590 1,480
No data 40 50 60 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

No data $81,960 $76,640 $86,250 $87,240
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In 2010 Sacramento political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $87,240. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Sacramento is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Sacramento

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

Sacramento political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $81,250. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $139,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

Sacramento political science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Sacramento


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Sacramento


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in political science offered by Sacramento's political science schools.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Sacramento


Approximately 122 students graduated from political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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