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Political Science Professors in Florida

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Political Science Professors in Florida

Considering a career as a Political Science Professor in Florida?

17.1% Jobs Projection
$86,180 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Political Science Professors in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Political Science Professors in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Political Science Professors in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Political Science Professors Work in Florida?

There were approximately 410 workers employed as Political Science Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 390 Political Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Political Science Professors in FL Employment Trend

The typical state has 210 Political Science Professors working in it, which means Florida has more Political Science Professors than average.

Political Science Professors in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Political Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 17.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for Political Science Professors: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Political Science Professors job openings in Florida, and 410 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 23,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Political Science Professors Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Political Science Professors ranged from $58,080 to $127,630 with $86,180 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Political Science Professors Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida Metros for Political Science Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Political Science Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 110 $82,180
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 90 $92,330
Tallahassee, FL 60 n/a
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 40 $91,960

Top States for Political Science Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Political Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 1,910 $72,480
New York 1,680 $103,150
District of Columbia 1,160 $103,850
Massachusetts 1,020 $102,760
California 860 $101,410
Virginia 840 $0
New Jersey 640 $0
Pennsylvania 540 $90,030
Illinois 540 $82,010
Ohio 530 $82,000
Washington 440 $74,760
North Carolina 440 $73,920
Florida 410 $86,180
Michigan 400 $90,930
Colorado 320 $76,480
Maryland 270 $86,840
Oregon 260 $75,510
Georgia 260 $86,720
Connecticut 260 $77,570
Minnesota 220 $85,390

Below are the states where Political Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $103,850
New York $103,150
Massachusetts $102,760
California $101,410
Rhode Island $101,100
New Hampshire $93,220
Michigan $90,930
Pennsylvania $90,030
Hawaii $87,360
Maryland $86,840

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Occupation FL Employment Total
Psychology Professors 1,060
Economics Professors 340
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 270
Sociology Professors 220
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 160
Geography Professors 100

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