What is the salary of a Political Scientist?

The average salary of a Political Scientist in United States is $48.5. Salaries start from around $24.3 and go up to $71.4. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$71.4
Starting ($24.29)
Junior ($34.34)
Experienced ($48.52)
Senior ($64.06)
Highest ($71.4)
Highest

The top 10% of Political Scientists in United States earn:

$71.4
Senior

The top 25% of Political Scientists in United States earn:

$64.1
Experienced

The middle 50% of Political Scientists in United States earn:

$48.5
Junior

The bottom 25% of Political Scientists in United States earn:

$34.3
Starting

The bottom 10% of Political Scientists in United States earn:

$24.3

Historical salary

Political Scientist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Virginia 53.7 1
Maryland 53.3 2
District of Columbia 52.5 3
New York 50.4 4
United States 48.5 5
Michigan 45.0 6
California 36.3 7
Maine 34.4 8
Texas 33.4 9
Washington 31.1 10
Illinois 30.8 11

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