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Political Science Schools
In Saint Louis, Missouri

In Saint Louis, there are 4 political science schools where political science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the city of Saint Louis, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Saint Louis Vs. Missouri Political Science Employment

Saint Louis 160
Missouri 380

Exactly 160 of the 380 political science professionals employed in Missouri, work in Saint Louis. Between 2006 and 2010, in Saint Louis, there has been a 23% growth in the number of political science professionals. As the employment for political science professionals in Saint Louis has increased, overall employment in Saint Louis has also increased.

Saint Louis Vs. Missouri Political Science employment growth

280 300 300 310 380
130 140 140 140 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Saint Louis

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Saint Louis

$73,680 $66,480 $67,230 $69,250 $60,870
$38,930 $40,630 $42,230 $42,900 $43,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Saint Louis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Saint Louis

As the number of political science professionals in Saint Louis has grown, salaries for political science professionals have decreased. Saint Louis political science professionals made $60,870 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for political science professionals in Saint Louis was $73,680 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Saint Louis.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Saint Louis

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

Saint Louis political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,070. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,310 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $98,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Saint Louis

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

Political science professional salaries in Saint Louis are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Saint Louis


Many of Saint Louis' political science professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited political science schools in the city.

Political Science Programs Offered In Saint Louis


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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Saint Louis


In 2010 approximately 224 students completed political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Saint Louis, Missouri

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