College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Political Science
www.kent.edu/polisci


Examples of Possible Careers*

Political scientists

  • 6.1% faster than the average
  • 7,000 number of jobs
  • $125,350 potential earnings

Social science research assistants

  • 5.8% faster than the average
  • 40,100 number of jobs
  • $49,210 potential earnings

Political science teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 19,800 number of jobs
  • $85,760 potential earnings

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 1,050,800 number of jobs
  • $62,870 potential earnings

Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

*Note

Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.