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Political Science Salaries in Florida

Despite being one of the smallest states in the Union, Delaware pays its politicians considerable annual salaries. If you are a Delawarean who is a political science major but you do not wish to work in politics, there are many other career options open to you that also pay well. The law and public relations fields, both sub-disciplines of political science, in particular are quite lucrative within Delaware. Examine the following tables to see what your chosen occupation currently pays in Delaware.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Florida

Career< No. employed in 2010 Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Hourly median wage Annual median wage Annual 10th percentile wage Annual 25th percentile wage Annual 75th percentile wage Annual 90th percentile wage
Public relations/ fundraising manager 1370 $51.15 $106,390 $47.02 $97,800 $57,760 $72,680 $129,750 $166,320
Urban/regional planner 2270 $30.53 $63,510 $29.43 $61,210 $41,530 $49,430 $74,770 $91,700
Political scientist/ consultant 1310 $32.04 $66,630 $32.13 $66,830 $34,620 $50,610 $80,730 $97,600
Attorney 41,240 $56.75 $118,040 $46.35 $96,400 $43,630 $60,460 $155,670 !
Legal assistant 19,690 $22.20 $46,180 $21.46 $44,630 $28,230 $35,120 $56,040 $67,000
Postsecondary political science teacher 500 n/a $84,650 n/a $79,850 $47,880 $62,330 $94,680 $122,010
Broadcast news analyst 260 $57.54 $119,680 $46.57 $96,870 $36,480 $53,410 ! !

!=This wage is equal to or greater than $166,400/year
*Salary and employment data compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2010

Florida Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $130,273/year
Lieutenant Governor $124,851/year
Secretary of State $120,000/year
Attorney General $128,972/year
Treasurer $128,972/year
Press Secretary107,300/year $85,000.08/year (2008)
State Legislator $30,000/year + $133/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2010