Finding a connection between your interests and your career goals is no easy feat, but seeing what jobs are out there for specific majors is a good start. See the most popular jobs for political science majors, as reported by PayScale.
Methodology Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.
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Popular Jobs for Political Science Majors - Full List
Popular Jobs for Political Science Majors
Median Salary All U.S.
Retail Store Manager
Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
Customer Service Representative (CSR)
Human Resources (HR) Manager
Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization
Project Manager, IT
Account Manager Sales
Project Manager, Marketing
Business Development Manager
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter
Methodology All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates with a Bachelor's degree in the given major from any college. Median salary for each job title is for individuals with any major who have a typical amount of experience at that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals in these categories. See full methodology for more.