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Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Political Scientists

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Political Scientists jobs , as of 2016

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale 130 $101,370
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 80 $79,120
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 60 $64,840
Austin-Round Rock 40 $63,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land N/A $84,390

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Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Political Scientists

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Government 2,550 72% $109,630
Professional And Technical Services 490 13% $74,030
Non-profit 250 7% N/A
Education 240 6% $48,190
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