Career Paths for Political Science Students
Career sectors for political science students created by the American Political Science Association:
- Academic Research and Teaching
- Public Administration and International Affairs
- Non-governmental Organizations and Nonprofits
- Business and Finance
- Journalism and Media
For additional information search the Occupational Outlook Handbook at www.bls.gov/ooh/ or visit www.apsanet.org/CAREERS/Careers-In-Political-Science/Careers-Sectors-for-Political-Science
Students interested in political sciences may be interested in becoming a lawyer.
|National Quick Facts: Lawyers|
|2015 Median Pay||$115,820 per year
$55.69 per hour
|Typical Entry-Level Education||Doctoral or professional degree|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|Number of Jobs, 2014||778,700|
|Job Outlook, 2014-24||6% (As fast as average)|
|Employment Change, 2014-24||43,800|
What Lawyers Do
Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.
For more information visit www.bls.gov/ooh/legal/lawyers.htm.