Career Outlook for Political Scientists

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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 increased by 37.53 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.35 percent per year. Demand for Political Scientists is expected to go up, with an expected 1,390 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.57 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Political Scientists in the following states

District of Columbia 3,330
Virginia 810
Texas 300
Washington 170
California 110
Illinois 100
Michigan 90
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BOTTOM STATES

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

Florida
40
Maine
40
New York
50
Arizona
60
New Hampshire
70
Michigan
90
Illinois
100