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Political Science Professors in Kentucky

Want to work in Kentucky as a Political Science Professor? Read this first!

5.9% Jobs Projection
$77,240 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Political Science Professors Work in Kentucky?

In 2018, there were 110 Political Science Professors working in the state.

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

Political Science Professors in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Political Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for Political Science Professors: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Political Science Professors job openings in Kentucky, and 180 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 Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Political Science Professors ranged from $50,410 to $134,160 with $77,240 being the median annual salary.

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

Political Science Professors Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 60 $76,090

Top States for Political Science Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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 KY Employment Total
Psychology Professors 630
Economics Professors 190
Sociology Professors 140
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 100
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 50
Geography Professors 40

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