Political Scientist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Political Scientist is $51,949 per year.
Political Scientist Salary (?
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$34,521 - $97,313
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MEDIAN: $51,948
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National Salary Data

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$34,521 - $97,313  
   
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$0.00 - $9,967  
Total Pay (?
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$30,915 - $105,289  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%
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