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Lobbyist/Political Scientist Salary

A Lobbyist/Political Scientist earns an average salary of $56,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
$34,964 - $127,723
(Median)
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130K
MEDIAN: $56,000
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$34,964 - $127,723  
   
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$0.00 - $10,304  
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$25,740 - $126,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
United States (change)

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 32%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 23%