Political science majors like to think, strategize and organize; at least that is what their list of most common jobs suggests. Intelligence analyst and contract administrator are two of the top paid jobs for political science majors. Curious about your options? 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
National Median Pay
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
Insurance Claims Adjuster
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
Outside Sales Representative
Insurance Sales Agent
Inside Sales Representative
Retail Store Manager
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.