Political Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Political Scientist is $52,495 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$29,590 - $104,715
$30K
$52K
$100K
MEDIAN: $52,148
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$11.00 - $34.00
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MEDIAN: $17.50
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Salary $29,590 - $104,715
Bonus $507 - $5,174
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$29,361 - $100,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $17.50
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $507 - $5,174
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,361 - $100,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Political Scientist

Political scientists should have a strong background in writing and statistics in order to construct reasonable arguments while carefully tracking all new developments on the political front. A master's degree or Ph.D. in political science, public administration, or a related field may be required for some positions.

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Political Scientist Tasks

  • Perform, analyze and present research.
  • Provide expertise and advice on policy and actions.
  • Write papers, reports and opinions.

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Key Stats for Political Scientist

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
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Experience Affects Political Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲54%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%
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