Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Political Analyst make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$65,609 / yrTotal Pay
$61,317 / yrBase Pay
$4,293 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,609

 / yr
$41K$105K
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The estimated total pay for a Political Analyst is $65,609 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,317 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,293 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$70,461 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Political Analyst

Some related job titles are Assistant Professor, International Political Economy and Diplomacy Salaries with median pay of $56,087, Political Science Salaries with median pay of $93,376, Intelligence Analyst Salaries with median pay of $70,461, Policy Salaries with median pay of $68,066.

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United States Federal Government
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Political AnalystSee 7 salaries from all locations

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 / mo

$89,416

 / yr

$75,786

 / yr

$82,036

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$87,672

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Top Paying Industries

For a Political Analyst in United States

The top paying industry for a Political Analyst in United States is Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $73,885.

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  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$73,885

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Government & Public Administration

The top paying company in Government & Public Administration for Political Analyst is United States Federal Government.

United States Federal GovernmentUnited States Federal Government$73,885/yr

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Intelligence Analyst

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$126,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
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Post Market Surveillance Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

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1-3 years
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Intelligence Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

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1-3 years
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Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$135,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
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Marketing Intelligence Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$78,000

/yr

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1-3 years
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Threat Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

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1-3 years
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Intelligence Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$85,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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Intelligence Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

$25K | $30K

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Intelligence Analyst

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$85,000

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Political Analyst pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Political Analyst is $61,317 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Political Analyst salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 77 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Political Analyst employees.

The highest salary for a Political Analyst in United States is $96,978 per year.

The lowest salary for a Political Analyst in United States is $38,769 per year.

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