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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary



Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota  8      


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services210N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/A5.9%
Southeast Balance of State 30$92,669.99/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$90,162.17/yr5.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 120$100,678.41/yr1.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 130$99,814.43/yrN/A
Minnesota 210$99,814.43/yr2.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Political Scientists N/AN/AN/A
History Teachers, Postsecondary 320$84,601.35/yr2.3%
Sociologists 40$38.75/hrN/A
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 340$80,582.60/yr1.6%
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 290$82,150.64/yr2.5%
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 490$81,776.80/yr2.3%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 120$85,733.24/yr1.6%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110$137,748.48/yr1.7%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 950$80,406.07/yr2.8%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 490$76,730.01/yr2.9%


  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as classical political thought, international relations, and democracy and citizenship.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Participate in campus and community events.