Your philosophy-political science degree will arm you with unique insights into the world around us, plus skills in logic, ethics, and critical thinking. It’s no surprise there are many different types of careers for your skill set.
Philosophy-Political Science Careers and Salaries
The most common career paths for philosophy-political science majors are law school and teaching. But you could also be working in politics, law enforcement, research, teaching, the military, or academia.
- Lawyer: $127,990
- Legislative aide: $44,697
- Policy analyst: $78,957
- Political campaign manager: $62,277
- Political scientist: $122,510
- Political strategist: $62,150
- Public affairs specialist: $57,113
Salary and job projections come from national averages in the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other sources, including Glassdoor, Indeed, and industry-specific posts and publications. The data is meant to provide you with an idea of career options and salary ranges, not as a guarantee of obtaining these positions after graduation. These represent national averages and may vary by source and time frame collected. Actual salaries vary by region. Some jobs may require additional training or graduate education.