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Political Scientists Skills

Below are the skills needed to be political scientists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Reading Comprehension4.124.75
Speaking4.124.5
Critical Thinking44.5
Active Listening44.5
Writing3.884.38

Political Scientists Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be political scientists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Written Comprehension4.624.88
Oral Expression4.124.75
Oral Comprehension3.884.62
Inductive Reasoning3.884
Speech Clarity3.884.5

Political Scientists Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be political scientists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Law and Government4.76
English Language4.275.53
Education and Training3.85.53
History and Archeology3.294.55
Sociology and Anthropology3.24.97

Political Scientists Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being political scientists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Analyzing Data or Information4.736.37
Getting Information4.76.17
Training and Teaching Others4.635.73
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge4.335.53
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others4.275.53

Political Scientists Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being political scientists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Analytical Thinking4.87
Independence4.33
Achievement/Effort4.3
Integrity4.2
Persistence4.17

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 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue90 $78,530
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale90 $105,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington40 $59,120
Austin-Round RockN/A N/A
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar LandN/A $83,380

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to political scientists

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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