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Select, Find and Prepare for Political Science Careers and Jobs - all on one page


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This page will take you through 4 steps to (1) Select from Political Science careers/jobs, (2) Find Political Science job listings, (3) Prepare for Political Science careers, and (4) Provide Political Science career-specific resources.

Step 1: Select a Career/Job: This page starts with 4 ways for you to identify and select from listings of Political Science careers/jobs:
A) Fastest Growing Political Science Careers - 2020 to 2030 (est.)
These listings are based on job growth estimates and helps you to identify the fastest growing and evolving Political Science careers. Some careers may not initially seem related to Political Science, so relevant Political Science jobs are listed alongside each listing. This can also help us to identify which careers (bottom of the listing) may have negative growth - perhaps due to automation or planned obsolescence.
B) Median Annual Salary U.S. Political Science Careers
These listings are sorted (descending) by median annual salary in the U.S. This may help us to identify our ideal career. We may not qualify at this time for the desired career, but this listing and the results provided can help us to explore job details, as well as learn how to appropriately prepare for the career.
C) Political Science Career Ladders (Educational Requirements)
These listings will help us to identify Political Science careers sorted by educational requirements (with the most difficult to obtain listed first). This may help us to identify career ladders (as we scroll down the list), and help us to get jobs that we qualify for now.
D) Select From a Listing of 72 Political Science Jobs.
The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of jobs
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply explore the list of jobs. There may be many that you might never have considered to be of interest.
Once you have identified an job of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a career/job above, you will see current jobs listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as desired. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening.

Job listings (based on your criteria) can be sent daily to your inbox, so you always have access to the latest opportunities. Complete the short form to start - you can opt out anytime.

Step 3: Prepare For a Career: In this section you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for the chosen career. Information may include (not every career choice includes all of the elements below - updates occur quarterly):
Core and Supplemental Duties: Lists the worker-related tasks performed
General and Specific Work Activities: Summarizes the broad and more specific types of behaviors related to the career
Knowledge Required: Provides the requirements regarding the acquisition of facts and principles
Skills Required: Provides basic skills and cross-functional skills needed
Preparation Required: Provides a summary of the required experience and education
Educational Requirements: Detailed breakdown of the education required
Work Experience Required: Detailed breakdown of the prior work experience required
Local Salary Information: Provides national and local salary ranges
Certifications: Provides appropriate government and private-sector certifications and/or credentials that may be required
Professional Associations: Provides professional associations that are related to the career selected
Job Listings: Provides links to active current job listings for the selected career, along with multiple similar job titles to explore. All details appear on this page
Career Start: Provides up to 10 careers requiring similar capabilities and interests (for starting a similar career)
Career Change: Provides up to 10 careers requiring similar skills and experience (for changing a career).

** If you clicked on a link from section D (as described in Step 1 above), you will see one or more links to an occupation that is usually a bit more general than your initial job selection - the link(s) is directly related to the specific job you identified through your prior selections.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific job you selected in Step 1. If this is the case, scroll up the page and click on a different career/job.

Step 4: Career-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that provide detailed (updated) links specific to the career you selected. This information includes:
Videos: Provides a listing of video links related to this career. A great way to get a quick overview of the occupation.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Job Description: Sources that provide job descriptions, which are vital to resume and interview preparation.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview. Can also assist with coffee chats.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

Step 1 of 4: Select a Career/Job

33 Political Science careers are listed below (sorted by Percentage Change in Total Job Openings - 2020 to 2030 est.). Political Science-related jobs specific to each career are also provided. This shows which careers are emerging and growing the fastest. Please Scroll and Select below:

Occupations U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030 (% change) Political Science-Related Jobs

Statisticians 35.4% Analytical Statistician; Applied Statistician; Biological Statistician; Clinical Statistics Manager; Environmental Statistician; HR Statistician (Human Resource Statistician); Mathematical Statistician; Research Statistician; Survey Statistician; Time Study Statistician
Occupation: Statisticians U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 35.4% Political Science-Related Jobs: Analytical Statistician; Applied Statistician; Biological Statistician; Clinical Statistics Manager; Environmental Statistician; HR Statistician (Human Resource Statistician); Mathematical Statistician; Research Statistician; Survey Statistician; Time Study Statistician
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 16.3% Director of Public Works
Occupation: Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 16.3% Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Works
Fundraisers 15.9% Capital Campaign Fundraiser
Occupation: Fundraisers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 15.9% Political Science-Related Jobs: Capital Campaign Fundraiser
Health Education Specialists 12.4% Registered Public Health Nurse
Occupation: Health Education Specialists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.4% Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Health Nurse
Public Relations Specialists 11.4% Marketing And Public Relations Manager; Professor of Public Relations; Public & Government Affairs Advisor; Senior Public Relations Consultant
Occupation: Public Relations Specialists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 11.4% Political Science-Related Jobs: Marketing And Public Relations Manager; Professor of Public Relations; Public & Government Affairs Advisor; Senior Public Relations Consultant
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10.9% Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner; Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst (IT Planning and Policy Analyst)
Occupation: Computer and Information Systems Managers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.9% Political Science-Related Jobs: Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner; Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst (IT Planning and Policy Analyst)
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 10.6% Environmental Public Health Manager
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.6% Political Science-Related Jobs: Environmental Public Health Manager
Advertising and Promotions Managers 10.3% Advertising Campaign Manager (Ad Campaign Manager)
Occupation: Advertising and Promotions Managers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.3% Political Science-Related Jobs: Advertising Campaign Manager (Ad Campaign Manager)
Soil and Plant Scientists 10% Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry and Urban Soils
Occupation: Soil and Plant Scientists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10% Political Science-Related Jobs: Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry and Urban Soils
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 9.7% Public Policy Associate; Public Policy Coordinator; Public Policy Manager; Public Policy Mediator
Occupation: Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9.7% Political Science-Related Jobs: Public Policy Associate; Public Policy Coordinator; Public Policy Manager; Public Policy Mediator
Agricultural Inspectors 9.1% Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian
Occupation: Agricultural Inspectors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9.1% Political Science-Related Jobs: Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian
Registered Nurses 9% Registered Public Health Nurse; Supervising Public Health Nurse
Occupation: Registered Nurses U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9% Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Health Nurse; Supervising Public Health Nurse
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 8.7% Adjunct Political Science Instructor; Public Policy Professor
Occupation: Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.7% Political Science-Related Jobs: Adjunct Political Science Instructor; Public Policy Professor
Political Scientists 8.6% Associate Professor of Political Science; Professor and Chair of Political Science; Professor of Political Science & Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Lab
Occupation: Political Scientists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.6% Political Science-Related Jobs: Associate Professor of Political Science; Professor and Chair of Political Science; Professor of Political Science & Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Lab
Civil Engineers 8.2% Director of Public Works
Occupation: Civil Engineers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.2% Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Works
Public Safety Telecommunicators 8.2% 911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Occupation: Public Safety Telecommunicators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.2% Political Science-Related Jobs: 911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Statistical Assistants 7.9% Advertising Statistical Clerk; Assistant Statistician
Occupation: Statistical Assistants U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.9% Political Science-Related Jobs: Advertising Statistical Clerk; Assistant Statistician
Anthropologists and Archeologists 7.4% American Indian Policy Specialist
Occupation: Anthropologists and Archeologists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.4% Political Science-Related Jobs: American Indian Policy Specialist
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 6.8% Management and Policy Professor
Occupation: Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.8% Political Science-Related Jobs: Management and Policy Professor
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 6.8% Chief of Public Safety
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.8% Political Science-Related Jobs: Chief of Public Safety
Urban and Regional Planners 6.8% Sustainable Development Policy Analyst
Occupation: Urban and Regional Planners U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.8% Political Science-Related Jobs: Sustainable Development Policy Analyst
Conservation Scientists 6.1% Conservation Policy Analyst
Occupation: Conservation Scientists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.1% Political Science-Related Jobs: Conservation Policy Analyst
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary 5.5% Forest Law and Policy Professor; Natural Resource Policy Professor; Wildlife Policy Professional
Occupation: Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 5.5% Political Science-Related Jobs: Forest Law and Policy Professor; Natural Resource Policy Professor; Wildlife Policy Professional
Sociologists 4.8% Disability Statistics Assistant
Occupation: Sociologists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 4.8% Political Science-Related Jobs: Disability Statistics Assistant
Survey Researchers 4.3% Survey Statistician
Occupation: Survey Researchers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 4.3% Political Science-Related Jobs: Survey Statistician
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 2.9% Public Health Policy Analyst
Occupation: Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 2.9% Political Science-Related Jobs: Public Health Policy Analyst
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 2.2% Director, Evaluation, Policy and Ethics
Occupation: Industrial-Organizational Psychologists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 2.2% Political Science-Related Jobs: Director, Evaluation, Policy and Ethics
Surveyors 1.6% Registered Public Surveyor
Occupation: Surveyors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 1.6% Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Surveyor
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 1.4% Insurance Policy Issue Clerk
Occupation: Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 1.4% Political Science-Related Jobs: Insurance Policy Issue Clerk
Geographers 1.1% Urban and Metropolitan Policy Director
Occupation: Geographers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 1.1% Political Science-Related Jobs: Urban and Metropolitan Policy Director
Landscape Architects -0.3% Director of Urban Design & Planning
Occupation: Landscape Architects U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -0.3% Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Urban Design & Planning
Chief Executives -5.7% Director of Vital Statistics; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Occupation: Chief Executives U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -5.7% Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Vital Statistics; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Order Clerks -18.2% Education and Public Program Coordinator
Occupation: Order Clerks U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -18.2% Political Science-Related Jobs: Education and Public Program Coordinator

39 Political Science careers are listed below (sorted by U.S. National Median Salary). Political Science-related jobs specific to each occupation are also provided. Please Scroll and Select below::

Occupations National Median Salary Political Science-Related Jobs

Chief Executives $ 185,950 Director of Vital Statistics; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Occupation: Chief Executives National Median Salary: $ 185,950 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Vital Statistics; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Computer and Information Systems Managers $ 151,150 Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner; Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst (IT Planning and Policy Analyst)
Occupation: Computer and Information Systems Managers National Median Salary: $ 151,150 Political Science-Related Jobs: Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner; Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst (IT Planning and Policy Analyst)
Advertising and Promotions Managers $ 133,460 Advertising Campaign Manager (Ad Campaign Manager)
Occupation: Advertising and Promotions Managers National Median Salary: $ 133,460 Political Science-Related Jobs: Advertising Campaign Manager (Ad Campaign Manager)
Political Scientists $ 125,350 Associate Professor of Political Science; Professor and Chair of Political Science; Professor of Political Science & Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Lab
Occupation: Political Scientists National Median Salary: $ 125,350 Political Science-Related Jobs: Associate Professor of Political Science; Professor and Chair of Political Science; Professor of Political Science & Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Lab
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists $ 96,270 Director, Evaluation, Policy and Ethics
Occupation: Industrial-Organizational Psychologists National Median Salary: $ 96,270 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director, Evaluation, Policy and Ethics
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $ 92,970 Chief of Public Safety
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives National Median Salary: $ 92,970 Political Science-Related Jobs: Chief of Public Safety
Web Administrators $ 92,870 Digital and Social Media Manager
Occupation: Web Administrators National Median Salary: $ 92,870 Political Science-Related Jobs: Digital and Social Media Manager
Statisticians $ 92,270 Analytical Statistician; Applied Statistician; Biological Statistician; Clinical Statistics Manager; Environmental Statistician; HR Statistician (Human Resource Statistician); Mathematical Statistician; Research Statistician; Survey Statistician; Time Study Statistician
Occupation: Statisticians National Median Salary: $ 92,270 Political Science-Related Jobs: Analytical Statistician; Applied Statistician; Biological Statistician; Clinical Statistics Manager; Environmental Statistician; HR Statistician (Human Resource Statistician); Mathematical Statistician; Research Statistician; Survey Statistician; Time Study Statistician
Biostatisticians $ 92,270 Principal Statistical Scientist; Professor of Statistics
Occupation: Biostatisticians National Median Salary: $ 92,270 Political Science-Related Jobs: Principal Statistical Scientist; Professor of Statistics
Civil Engineers $ 88,570 Director of Public Works
Occupation: Civil Engineers National Median Salary: $ 88,570 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Works
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary $ 87,400 Forest Law and Policy Professor; Natural Resource Policy Professor; Wildlife Policy Professional
Occupation: Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 87,400 Political Science-Related Jobs: Forest Law and Policy Professor; Natural Resource Policy Professor; Wildlife Policy Professional
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $ 87,260 Public Health Policy Analyst
Occupation: Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other National Median Salary: $ 87,260 Political Science-Related Jobs: Public Health Policy Analyst
Sociologists $ 86,110 Disability Statistics Assistant
Occupation: Sociologists National Median Salary: $ 86,110 Political Science-Related Jobs: Disability Statistics Assistant
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $ 85,760 Adjunct Political Science Instructor; Public Policy Professor
Occupation: Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 85,760 Political Science-Related Jobs: Adjunct Political Science Instructor; Public Policy Professor
Geographers $ 85,430 Urban and Metropolitan Policy Director
Occupation: Geographers National Median Salary: $ 85,430 Political Science-Related Jobs: Urban and Metropolitan Policy Director
Bioinformatics Scientists $ 85,290 Professor of Statistics
Occupation: Bioinformatics Scientists National Median Salary: $ 85,290 Political Science-Related Jobs: Professor of Statistics
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $ 84,740 Management and Policy Professor
Occupation: Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 84,740 Political Science-Related Jobs: Management and Policy Professor
Media Programming Directors $ 76,400 Director of Public Affairs, Programming and Special Promotions
Occupation: Media Programming Directors National Median Salary: $ 76,400 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Affairs, Programming and Special Promotions
Urban and Regional Planners $ 75,950 Sustainable Development Policy Analyst
Occupation: Urban and Regional Planners National Median Salary: $ 75,950 Political Science-Related Jobs: Sustainable Development Policy Analyst
Registered Nurses $ 75,330 Registered Public Health Nurse; Supervising Public Health Nurse
Occupation: Registered Nurses National Median Salary: $ 75,330 Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Health Nurse; Supervising Public Health Nurse
Climate Change Policy Analysts $ 73,230 California Policy Manager; Clean Energy Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Associate; Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy
Occupation: Climate Change Policy Analysts National Median Salary: $ 73,230 Political Science-Related Jobs: California Policy Manager; Clean Energy Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Associate; Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy
Landscape Architects $ 70,630 Director of Urban Design & Planning
Occupation: Landscape Architects National Median Salary: $ 70,630 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Urban Design & Planning
Anthropologists and Archeologists $ 66,130 American Indian Policy Specialist
Occupation: Anthropologists and Archeologists National Median Salary: $ 66,130 Political Science-Related Jobs: American Indian Policy Specialist
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators $ 66,130 Public Policy Associate; Public Policy Coordinator; Public Policy Manager; Public Policy Mediator
Occupation: Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators National Median Salary: $ 66,130 Political Science-Related Jobs: Public Policy Associate; Public Policy Coordinator; Public Policy Manager; Public Policy Mediator
Soil and Plant Scientists $ 66,120 Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry and Urban Soils
Occupation: Soil and Plant Scientists National Median Salary: $ 66,120 Political Science-Related Jobs: Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry and Urban Soils
Surveyors $ 65,590 Registered Public Surveyor
Occupation: Surveyors National Median Salary: $ 65,590 Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Surveyor
Conservation Scientists $ 64,020 Conservation Policy Analyst
Occupation: Conservation Scientists National Median Salary: $ 64,020 Political Science-Related Jobs: Conservation Policy Analyst
Public Relations Specialists $ 62,810 Marketing And Public Relations Manager; Professor of Public Relations; Public & Government Affairs Advisor; Senior Public Relations Consultant
Occupation: Public Relations Specialists National Median Salary: $ 62,810 Political Science-Related Jobs: Marketing And Public Relations Manager; Professor of Public Relations; Public & Government Affairs Advisor; Senior Public Relations Consultant
Survey Researchers $ 59,870 Survey Statistician
Occupation: Survey Researchers National Median Salary: $ 59,870 Political Science-Related Jobs: Survey Statistician
Fundraisers $ 59,610 Capital Campaign Fundraiser
Occupation: Fundraisers National Median Salary: $ 59,610 Political Science-Related Jobs: Capital Campaign Fundraiser
Music Therapists $ 57,310 Music Therapist, Public School System
Occupation: Music Therapists National Median Salary: $ 57,310 Political Science-Related Jobs: Music Therapist, Public School System
Health Education Specialists $ 56,500 Registered Public Health Nurse
Occupation: Health Education Specialists National Median Salary: $ 56,500 Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Health Nurse
Statistical Assistants $ 50,360 Advertising Statistical Clerk; Assistant Statistician
Occupation: Statistical Assistants National Median Salary: $ 50,360 Political Science-Related Jobs: Advertising Statistical Clerk; Assistant Statistician
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $ 46,850 Environmental Public Health Manager
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health National Median Salary: $ 46,850 Political Science-Related Jobs: Environmental Public Health Manager
Agricultural Inspectors $ 46,700 Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian
Occupation: Agricultural Inspectors National Median Salary: $ 46,700 Political Science-Related Jobs: Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian
Public Safety Telecommunicators $ 43,290 911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Occupation: Public Safety Telecommunicators National Median Salary: $ 43,290 Political Science-Related Jobs: 911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks $ 42,050 Insurance Policy Issue Clerk
Occupation: Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks National Median Salary: $ 42,050 Political Science-Related Jobs: Insurance Policy Issue Clerk
Order Clerks $ 35,590 Education and Public Program Coordinator
Occupation: Order Clerks National Median Salary: $ 35,590 Political Science-Related Jobs: Education and Public Program Coordinator
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians $ 27,930 Director of Public Works
Occupation: Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians National Median Salary: $ 27,930 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Works

44 Political Science careers are listed (sorted by Education/Preparation Requirements - descending) to provide career ladders. Political Science-related jobs specific to each career are also provided.

Education/Preparation Categories:
5 = Usually requires graduate school (e.g., Master's degree, Ph.D., M.D., or J.D.)
4 = Usually requires a four-year Bachelor's degree
3 = Usually requires vocational training, related on-the-job experience, or Associate's degree
2 = Usually requires a high school diploma
1 = May require a high school diploma or GED certificate
Please Scroll and Select below:
Occupations Education/Preparation Political Science-Related Jobs

Anthropologists and Archeologists 5 American Indian Policy Specialist
Occupation: Anthropologists and Archeologists Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: American Indian Policy Specialist
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 5 Public Policy Associate; Public Policy Coordinator; Public Policy Manager; Public Policy Mediator
Occupation: Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Public Policy Associate; Public Policy Coordinator; Public Policy Manager; Public Policy Mediator
Bioinformatics Scientists 5 Professor of Statistics
Occupation: Bioinformatics Scientists Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Professor of Statistics
Biostatisticians 5 Principal Statistical Scientist; Professor of Statistics
Occupation: Biostatisticians Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Principal Statistical Scientist; Professor of Statistics
Chief Executives 5 Director of Vital Statistics; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Occupation: Chief Executives Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Vital Statistics; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Climate Change Policy Analysts 5 California Policy Manager; Clean Energy Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Associate; Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy
Occupation: Climate Change Policy Analysts Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: California Policy Manager; Clean Energy Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Analyst; Senior Policy Associate; Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Management and Policy Professor
Occupation: Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Management and Policy Professor
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Forest Law and Policy Professor; Natural Resource Policy Professor; Wildlife Policy Professional
Occupation: Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Forest Law and Policy Professor; Natural Resource Policy Professor; Wildlife Policy Professional
Geographers 5 Urban and Metropolitan Policy Director
Occupation: Geographers Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Urban and Metropolitan Policy Director
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 5 Director, Evaluation, Policy and Ethics
Occupation: Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director, Evaluation, Policy and Ethics
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Adjunct Political Science Instructor; Public Policy Professor
Occupation: Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Adjunct Political Science Instructor; Public Policy Professor
Political Scientists 5 Associate Professor of Political Science; Professor and Chair of Political Science; Professor of Political Science & Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Lab
Occupation: Political Scientists Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Associate Professor of Political Science; Professor and Chair of Political Science; Professor of Political Science & Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Lab
Sociologists 5 Disability Statistics Assistant
Occupation: Sociologists Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Disability Statistics Assistant
Soil and Plant Scientists 5 Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry and Urban Soils
Occupation: Soil and Plant Scientists Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry and Urban Soils
Statisticians 5 Analytical Statistician; Applied Statistician; Biological Statistician; Clinical Statistics Manager; Environmental Statistician; HR Statistician (Human Resource Statistician); Mathematical Statistician; Research Statistician; Survey Statistician; Time Study Statistician
Occupation: Statisticians Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Analytical Statistician; Applied Statistician; Biological Statistician; Clinical Statistics Manager; Environmental Statistician; HR Statistician (Human Resource Statistician); Mathematical Statistician; Research Statistician; Survey Statistician; Time Study Statistician
Survey Researchers 5 Survey Statistician
Occupation: Survey Researchers Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Survey Statistician
Urban and Regional Planners 5 Sustainable Development Policy Analyst
Occupation: Urban and Regional Planners Education/Preparation: 5 Political Science-Related Jobs: Sustainable Development Policy Analyst
Advertising and Promotions Managers 4 Advertising Campaign Manager (Ad Campaign Manager)
Occupation: Advertising and Promotions Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Advertising Campaign Manager (Ad Campaign Manager)
Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers 4 Senior Policy Analyst
Occupation: Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Senior Policy Analyst
Civil Engineers 4 Director of Public Works
Occupation: Civil Engineers Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Works
Clinical Data Managers 4 Clinical Statistical Programmer; Clinical Statistics Manager
Occupation: Clinical Data Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Clinical Statistical Programmer; Clinical Statistics Manager
Computer and Information Systems Managers 4 Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner; Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst (IT Planning and Policy Analyst)
Occupation: Computer and Information Systems Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner; Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst (IT Planning and Policy Analyst)
Conservation Scientists 4 Conservation Policy Analyst
Occupation: Conservation Scientists Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Conservation Policy Analyst
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 4 Environmental Public Health Manager
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Environmental Public Health Manager
Financial and Investment Analysts 4 Corporate Statistical Financial Analyst
Occupation: Financial and Investment Analysts Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Corporate Statistical Financial Analyst
Fitness and Wellness Coordinators 4 County Public Health Wellness Coordinator; State Public Health Wellness Coordinator
Occupation: Fitness and Wellness Coordinators Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: County Public Health Wellness Coordinator; State Public Health Wellness Coordinator
Fundraisers 4 Capital Campaign Fundraiser
Occupation: Fundraisers Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Capital Campaign Fundraiser
Health Education Specialists 4 Registered Public Health Nurse
Occupation: Health Education Specialists Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Health Nurse
Landscape Architects 4 Director of Urban Design & Planning
Occupation: Landscape Architects Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Urban Design & Planning
Media Programming Directors 4 Director of Public Affairs, Programming and Special Promotions
Occupation: Media Programming Directors Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Affairs, Programming and Special Promotions
Music Therapists 4 Music Therapist, Public School System
Occupation: Music Therapists Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Music Therapist, Public School System
Online Merchants 4 Email and Social Media Marketing Specialist
Occupation: Online Merchants Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Email and Social Media Marketing Specialist
Public Relations Specialists 4 Marketing And Public Relations Manager; Professor of Public Relations; Public & Government Affairs Advisor; Senior Public Relations Consultant
Occupation: Public Relations Specialists Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Marketing And Public Relations Manager; Professor of Public Relations; Public & Government Affairs Advisor; Senior Public Relations Consultant
Registered Nurses 4 Registered Public Health Nurse; Supervising Public Health Nurse
Occupation: Registered Nurses Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Health Nurse; Supervising Public Health Nurse
Statistical Assistants 4 Advertising Statistical Clerk; Assistant Statistician
Occupation: Statistical Assistants Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Advertising Statistical Clerk; Assistant Statistician
Surveyors 4 Registered Public Surveyor
Occupation: Surveyors Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Registered Public Surveyor
Web Administrators 4 Digital and Social Media Manager
Occupation: Web Administrators Education/Preparation: 4 Political Science-Related Jobs: Digital and Social Media Manager
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 3 Chief of Public Safety
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives Education/Preparation: 3 Political Science-Related Jobs: Chief of Public Safety
Agricultural Inspectors 2 Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian
Occupation: Agricultural Inspectors Education/Preparation: 2 Political Science-Related Jobs: Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 2 Director of Public Works
Occupation: Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Education/Preparation: 2 Political Science-Related Jobs: Director of Public Works
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 2 Insurance Policy Issue Clerk
Occupation: Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks Education/Preparation: 2 Political Science-Related Jobs: Insurance Policy Issue Clerk
Order Clerks 2 Education and Public Program Coordinator
Occupation: Order Clerks Education/Preparation: 2 Political Science-Related Jobs: Education and Public Program Coordinator
Public Safety Telecommunicators 2 911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Occupation: Public Safety Telecommunicators Education/Preparation: 2 Political Science-Related Jobs: 911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Recycling Coordinators 2 Deputy Director of Public Works; Deputy Public Works Director
Occupation: Recycling Coordinators Education/Preparation: 2 Political Science-Related Jobs: Deputy Director of Public Works; Deputy Public Works Director

Scroll through the picklist (below). There are 72 specific Political Science jobs listed. Select those that may be of interest - you will get active job listing links, along with detailed resources to help you prepare for a career related to that job.
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911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Adjunct Political Science Instructor
Advertising Campaign Manager (Ad Campaign Manager)
Advertising Statistical Clerk
American Indian Policy Specialist
Analytical Statistician
Applied Statistician
Assistant Professor of Urban Forestry and Urban Soils
Assistant Statistician
Associate Professor of Political Science
Biological Statistician
California Policy Manager
Capital Campaign Fundraiser
Chief of Public Safety
Clean Energy Policy Analyst
Clinical Statistical Programmer
Clinical Statistics Manager
Conservation Policy Analyst
Corporate Statistical Financial Analyst
County Public Health Wellness Coordinator
Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner
Deputy Director of Public Works
Deputy Public Works Director
Digital and Social Media Manager
Director of Public Affairs, Programming and Special Promotions
Director of Public Works
Director of Urban Design & Planning
Director of Vital Statistics
Director, Evaluation, Policy and Ethics
Disability Statistics Assistant
Education and Public Program Coordinator
Email and Social Media Marketing Specialist
Environmental Public Health Manager
Environmental Statistician
Forest Law and Policy Professor
HR Statistician (Human Resource Statistician)
Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst (IT Planning and Policy Analyst)
Insurance Policy Issue Clerk
Joint Strategic Plans and Policy Officer
Management and Policy Professor
Marketing And Public Relations Manager
Mathematical Statistician
Music Therapist, Public School System
Natural Resource Policy Professor
Principal Statistical Scientist
Professor and Chair of Political Science
Professor of Political Science & Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Lab
Professor of Public Relations
Professor of Statistics
Public & Government Affairs Advisor
Public Health Policy Analyst
Public Policy Associate
Public Policy Coordinator
Public Policy Manager
Public Policy Mediator
Public Policy Professor
Registered Public Health Nurse
Registered Public Surveyor
Research Statistician
Senior Policy Analyst
Senior Policy Associate
Senior Public Relations Consultant
State Public Health Wellness Coordinator
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Supervising Public Health Nurse
Supervisory Public Health Veterinarian
Survey Statistician
Sustainable Development Policy Analyst
Time Study Statistician
Urban and Metropolitan Policy Director
Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy
Wildlife Policy Professional


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