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Political Science Professors in Minnesota

Considering a career as a Political Science Professor in Minnesota?

3.8% Jobs Projection
$85,390 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Political Science Professors in Minnesota is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Political Science Professors Work in Minnesota?

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

There were 240 Political Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Political Science Professors in MN Employment Trend

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

Political Science Professors in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Political Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 3.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for Political Science Professors: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 270 jobs for Minnesota 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Political Science Professors ranged from $47,950 to $161,460 with $85,390 being the median annual salary.

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

Political Science Professors Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 110 $91,130

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 MN Employment Total
Psychology Professors 710
Economics Professors 300
Sociology Professors 270
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 260
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 100
Geography Professors 100

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