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Political Science Professors in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as a Political Science Professor in Pennsylvania?

7.5% Jobs Projection
$90,030 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Political Science Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 540 Political Science Professors working in the state.

There were 670 Political Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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


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


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Political Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 7.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Political Science Professors job openings in Pennsylvania, and 1,140 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Political Science Professors ranged from $40,530 to $163,760 with $90,030 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,540 $99,030
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 260 $91,640
Pittsburgh, PA 130 $94,920
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 60 $91,680

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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