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Political Science Professors in Virginia

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14.1% Jobs Projection
80 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Political Science Professors in Virginia is growing faster than average.

How Many Political Science Professors Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 840 workers employed as Political Science Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 800 Political Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Political Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 890 jobs for Virginia Political Science Professors in 2026.

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

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,410 $101,290
Richmond, VA 150 $81,860
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 140 $71,690

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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