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.

Learn more about the Political Scientist job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

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