The average pay for a Political Scientist is $51,485 per year.
Political Scientist Total Pay (?
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$30,639 - $95,356
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$30,639 - $95,356  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $10,137  
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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$29,932 - $104,551  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%
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