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Political Science Professor Salary

How much does a Political Science Professor make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Political Science Professor

$154,029 (USD)/yr

$74 (USD)/hr

$7,085 (USD)/yr

$151,907 (USD)/yr

$73 (USD)/hr

$7,085 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
The average political science professor salary in United States is $154,029 or an equivalent hourly rate of $74. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $7,085. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$106,084 (USD)

$192,267 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$178,562 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Political Science Professor will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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