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Political Science Professors in Georgia

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13.5% Jobs Projection
$86,720 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Political Science Professors Work in Georgia?

260 people worked as Political Science Professors in 2018 in this state.

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

That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Political Science Professors in GA Employment Trend

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

Political Science Professors in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Political Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for Political Science Professors: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 420 jobs for Georgia Political Science Professors in 2026.

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

What do Political Science Professors Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Political Science Professors ranged from $53,240 to $163,000 with $86,720 being the median annual salary.

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

Political Science Professors Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 100 $80,010

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 GA Employment Total
Psychology Professors 420
Economics Professors 180
Sociology Professors 150
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 130
Geography Professors 60

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