Average Political Scientist Salary

$55,989
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$56k
90%
$100k

The average salary for a Political Scientist is $55,989

Base Salary
$30k - $100k
Bonus
$204 - $20k
Total Pay
$30k - $100k
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What Do Political Scientists Do?

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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Gender Breakdown

Male
66.7%
Female
33.3%
This data is based on 27 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

71%

Dental

51%

Vision

43%

None

29%