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Political Scientists

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $65.55
Statewide median: $25.22


Wages for Political Scientists *

Area Low Median High
$47.84 $65.55 $83.03

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Current Demand

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Future Demand

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Employment Outlook for Political Scientists
Area Employment Employment Change
-10 0 Number Percent
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 7,000 7,600 600 8.6%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.