Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Training Requirements for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Political science teachers, postsecondary need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Political science teachers, postsecondary
Percent
Less than High School 0.5
High School 1.3
Some College 2.4
Associates Degree 2.1
Bachelors Degree 16.5
Masters Degree 33.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 43.7

Employment Outlook for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

This represents about 21,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more political science teachers, postsecondary but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.

Typical Income for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Annual Salaries

On average, political science teachers, postsecondary make $94,090 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Political science teachers, postsecondary $42,220 $57,650 $79,210 $113,070 $164,830
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Postsecondary teachers $31,200 $45,450 $66,500 $99,650 $152,330
Social sciences teachers, postsecondary $39,590 $54,660 $76,130 $107,840 $157,780
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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