Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
26%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$81,980
or $39.41 hourly
VOLUME
14,060
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 26% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 8.4% by 2031
'Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary' was $81,980, or $39.41 hourly
'Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary' are paid 79.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as political science teachers, postsecondary?

As of 2021 there were 14,060 people employed as Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary within the United States.
This represents around 0.010% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 10 thousand people are employed as Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

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.

SOC Code: 25-1065.00

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