A Lobbyist/Political Scientist earns an average salary of $56,740 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,410 - $120,805
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$30K
$57K
$120K
MEDIAN: $56,740
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$8,500  
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$30,521 - $120,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Lobbyist/Political Scientist

  • Studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on interest of client, who may be person, specific group, or general public.
  • Contacts and confers with members of legislature and other holders of public office to persuade them to support legislation favorable to client's interest.

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Experience Affects Lobbyist/Political Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 67%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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