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Political Science Professors in Rhode Island

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Political Science Professors in Rhode Island

Is Rhode Island a good place for you to work as a Political Science Professor?

10.0% Jobs Projection
$101,100 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Political Science Professors Work in Rhode Island?

There were approximately 110 workers employed as Political Science Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 120 Political Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Political Science Professors in RI Employment Trend

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

Political Science Professors in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Political Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for Political Science Professors: Nation vs. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 110 total jobs in 2026 for Political Science Professors in this state.

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

What do Political Science Professors Make in Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Political Science Professors ranged from $67,470 to $200,680 with $101,100 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Political Science Professors Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 110 $101,100

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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