Popular Jobs for Political Science Majors

jobs for political science majors
Intelligence analyst or IT project manager? It looks like you have a lot of job options after you've completed a degree in political science. Plus, once you've established yourself in your career, you can run for office! See PayScale's list of most popular jobs for political science majors.

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.
Paralegal $54,300
Administrative Assistant $34,800
Legal Assistant $41,600
Customer Service Representative (CSR) $34,600
Legal Secretary $51,900
Operations Manager $71,400
Executive Assistant $49,400
Intelligence Analyst $81,200
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter $71,700
Retail Store Manager $52,500
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) $96,500
Human Resources (HR) Director $84,600
High School Teacher $49,400
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization $38,800
Corporate Paralegal $66,400
General Manager, Restaurant $58,500
Retail Store Assistant Manager $40,200
Administrative / Office Manager $41,500
Business Analyst, IT $80,500
Inside Sales Representative $50,500
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.