Salary for Postsecondary Political Science Teachers

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Postsecondary political science teachers prepare and deliver lectures, assignments and exams, and may lead graduate and undergraduate students in research projects, teaching activities or internships. They are required to remain current on research in their field, and may specialize in subfields such as intrastate war or domestic politics. These professionals attend conferences and professional meetings to disseminate the efforts of their research and to learn about new developments in the field of political science. The majority of political science teachers are expected to hold a doctoral degree in a related area.

A Postsecondary Political Science Teacher will normally get wages ranging from 64000 and 96000 depending on education and experience. Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary get an average wage of Eighty Four Thousand dollars each year.

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary obtain the highest salaries in Rhode Island, where they receive wages of close to about $98580.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 29.19 percent nationwide in that time.
Postsecondary Political Science Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $78,620
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $78,620