Political Scientist salary

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What is the average salary for a Political Scientist?

The average salary of a Political Scientist is $48.5. Salaries start from $24.3 and go up to $71.4. Please note that the average salary for a Political Scientist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $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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