Career Outlook for Political Scientists

Also known as:
Government Affairs Researcher, Government Affairs Specialist, Local Governance and Citizen Participation Specialist, Political Consultant, Political Research Scientist, Political Researcher

The overall job outlook for Political Scientist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 2.29 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.38 percent per year. Demand for Political Scientists is expected to go up, with an expected 430 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.20 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Political Scientists in the following states

District of Columbia 2,670
Virginia 400
California 330
Texas 310
Colorado 70
Illinois 60
Washington 60
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Political Scientists

New York
50
Washington
60
Illinois
60
Colorado
70
Texas
310
California
330
Virginia
400