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Popular Jobs for Political Science Majors

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.

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 MajorsMedian Salary All U.S.
Administrative Assistant$34,100
Retail Store Manager$51,500
Legal Assistant$40,600
Executive Assistant$47,700
Corporate Paralegal$62,100
Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator$56,600
Intelligence Analyst$81,100
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization$36,900
Marketing Manager$68,600
Legal Secretary$50,200
Customer Service Representative (CSR)$34,200
Human Resources (HR) Manager$65,300
Operations Manager$70,600
Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization$62,100
Project Manager, IT$94,700
Account Manager Sales$80,700
Project Manager, Marketing$68,400
Business Development Manager$96,600
Police or Sheriff's Patrol Officer$59,500
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter$57,500
Personal Banker$37,600
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.