Lobbyist/Political Scientist Salary (United States)

A Lobbyist/Political Scientist earns an average salary of $52,433 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Lobbyist/Political Scientist Total Pay (?
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$35,216 - $103,424
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MEDIAN: $52,432
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$35,216 - $103,424  
   
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$0.00 - $24,468  
Total Pay (?
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$33,149 - $106,258  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%
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