Highest Paying Industries for Political Scientists

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Federal Executive Branch56.44117390
Federal government, including the US Postal Service56.44117390
Federal, State, and Local Government54.26112850
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service54.26112850
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service51.74107630
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities51.57107270
Scientific Research and Development Services50.11104220
All industries50104000
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services48.0799990
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services48.0299890
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences46.3496390
All industries, private ownership only4695670
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services42.4588310
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services41.3185930
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations38.2979630
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)37.2177390
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations37.2177390
Social Advocacy Organizations36.7776480
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals33.0268690
Local government, including schools and hospitals33.0268690
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals32.3567290
Educational Services, Privately owned31.6565830
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned31.6565830
State government, including schools and hospitals31.4565410
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)31.2765040
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)31.2765040
Educational Services, State government owned31.2464980
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned31.2464980

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