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Political Science Schools
In Seattle, Washington

There are 3 political science schools in Seattle for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the city of Seattle, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Political Science Employment

Seattle 250
Washington 430

Exactly 250 of the 430 political science professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of political science professionals in Seattle has grown by 213%. Overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Political Science employment growth

500 500 500 520 430
80 220 90 320 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$69,700 $64,140 $65,290 $63,980 $78,915
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of political science professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for political science professionals have also increased. Seattle political science professionals made $78,915 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, political science professionals in Seattle made an average salary of $69,700 per year. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Seattle

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

Political science professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $67,855. The difference in pay between the political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 206%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,100 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $128,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Seattle

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

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

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Seattle


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's political science schools offer 6 political science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 467 students completed political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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