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Chart of the Month: Starting Salaries for Tenure Track and Non-tenure Track Positions

The September Chart of the Month highlights the starting salaries for tenure track and non-tenure track positions in the political science profession. For the 2015-2016 academic year, the median starting salary for assistant professor, tenure-track positions was $61,000, and for full-time, non-tenure track positions was $45,000. For more information on starting salaries and other salaries data, see the 2015-2016 APSA Departmental Survey: Faculty Salaries report.

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