Political Scientist Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Political Scientist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Political Scientist in United States is $81,828.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Political Scientist in United States is $39.34.

The average bonus of a(n) Political Scientist in United States is $2,185.00.

Job Description:

Studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on an organization, alternatively, the interest of a client, who may be a person, specific group, or the general public. Plans and runs campaigns towards attaining an organization's or client's goals. Evaluates phenomena of political behavior, such as origin, development, operation, and interrelationships of political institutions, to formulate and develop political understandings. Consults with government officials, civic bodies, research agencies, and political parties. Analyzes and interprets results of studies, and prepares reports detailing findings, recommendations, or conclusions. May monitor proposed legislation and regulations for possible impact and effect on client or organization. May conduct research into political philosophy and theories of political systems, utilizing information available on political phenomena, such as governmental institutions, public laws and administration, political party systems, and international law. May organize and conduct public opinion surveys and interpret results. May specialize in specific geographical, political, or philosophical aspect of political behavior. Less

Studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on an organization, alternatively, the interest of a client, who may be a person, specific group, or the general public. Plans and runs campaigns towards attaining an organization's or client's goals. Evaluates phenomena... More

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