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How much does a Political Science make?

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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$55,008 /yr
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The national average salary for Political Science is $55,008 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Political Science salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3778 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Political Science employees.

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Wendy's
3.3

Wendy's

Political Science - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

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$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Vans
4.2

Vans

Political Science - Hourly
About 

$15 -$15

 hourly

$15

$15

$15 - $15 Range

Pebble Analytics

Political Science
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$47,588 - $51,896 Range

Brown Mackie College
2.9

Brown Mackie College

Adjunct Professor of Political Science

$60,412

 /yr
Range: $58K - $63K

$58K

$63K

$57,623 - $62,555 Range

DeVry University
3.3

DeVry University

Professor of Political Science

$65,397

 /yr
Range: $65K - $69K

$65K

$69K

$65,054 - $68,704 Range

Oakland University
4.4

Oakland University

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$64,045

 /yr
Range: $60K - $65K

$60K

$65K

$60,113 - $65,340 Range

University of North Georgia
4

University of North Georgia

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$54,467

 /yr
Range: $53K - $61K

$53K

$61K

$52,844 - $61,186 Range

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United States Naval Academy
4.3

United States Naval Academy

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$95,481

 /yr
Range: $83K - $106K

$83K

$106K

$82,699 - $105,535 Range

Grand Valley State University
4.3

Grand Valley State University

Assistant Professor-political Science

$67,097

 /yr
Range: $66K - $68K

$66K

$68K

$66,368 - $67,825 Range

4.4

Stanford University

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$100,502

 /yr
Range: $97K - $130K

$97K

$130K

$96,998 - $129,960 Range

University of Notre Dame
4.4

University of Notre Dame

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$98,952

 /yr
Range: $93K - $109K

$93K

$109K

$92,526 - $109,121 Range

University of Idaho
3.8

University of Idaho

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$63,552

 /yr
Range: $63K - $64K

$63K

$64K

$62,609 - $63,593 Range

Chapman University
4.2

Chapman University

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$83,277

 /yr
Range: $73K - $89K

$73K

$89K

$72,565 - $88,604 Range

Gannon University
4.1

Gannon University

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$74,468

 /yr
Range: $68K - $74K

$68K

$74K

$67,613 - $74,468 Range

North Georgia College & State University
4.2

North Georgia College & State University

Assistant Professor, Political Science

$55,671

 /yr
Range: $54K - $56K

$54K

$56K

$53,719 - $55,892 Range

Colgate University
4.2

Colgate University

Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science

$74,926

 /yr
Range: $75K - $80K

$75K

$80K

$74,681 - $80,333 Range

Kennesaw State University
3.8

Kennesaw State University

Assistant Professor of Political Science

$66,293

 /yr
Range: $66K - $68K

$66K

$68K

$65,517 - $67,585 Range

Georgia Military College
4.1

Georgia Military College

Adjunct Professor of Political Science

$60,262

 /yr
Range: $60K - $66K

$60K

$66K

$59,930 - $65,831 Range

University of Pittsburgh
4.1

University of Pittsburgh

Assistant Professor, Political Science
About 

$67K -$82K

$67K

$82K

$66,782 - $82,116 Range

Rice University
4.5

Rice University

Assistant Professor, Political Science
About 

$109K -$139K

$109K

$139K

$109,136 - $139,257 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Political Science salaries

The national average salary for a Political Science is $55,008 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Political Science salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3778 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Political Science employees.

The highest salary for a Political Science in United States is $77,090 per year.

The lowest salary for a Political Science in United States is $39,251 per year.

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per year
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per year
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$53,000
per year
A Science Teacher in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $53,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$60,000
per year
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Charlotte, NC Area area
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10000+ employees
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$85,676
per year
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Detroit, MI Area area
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Company - Public
$51,000
per year
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