$52,462
Avg. Salary
$20.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,750

Bonus

$20,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Political Scientist is $20.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Political Scientist is $52,462 per year.

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MEDIAN $52,462
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$0$98K
Salary $29,975 - $98,515
Bonus $204 - $9,787
Commission $20,000
Total Pay (?
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$29,933 - $98,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $20.00
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $204 - $9,787
Commission $20,000
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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$29,933 - $98,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.

Political Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Political Scientist

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

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Experience Affects Political Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲48%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 28%