Political Science Salaries in Georgia

Politicians in Georgia cannot hide their annual salaries and compensation from the public, as the state government has published official websites (such as open.ga.gov) containing databases on which citizens can search for the annual earnings for any state employee. Major politicians in Georgia and their salaries can be found below. Additional jobs within the discipline political science vary in their compensation, with some paying sizeable salaries. Salaries for these occupations, too, are available in the table that follows.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Georgia

Political Science Major Careers GA
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
**
32390
Lawyers
15130
54400
Legislators
2080
16030
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
7750
32730
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
400
41180
Political Scientists/Consultant
40
29050
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
1390
58990
Urban and Regional Planners
530
37610

!=Salary 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 2015

Georgia Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $136,123.92/year
Lieutenant Governor $88,086.04/year
Secretary of State $64,394.36/year
Attorney General $134,081.41/year
Treasurer $120,000/year
State Legislator $17,342/year + $173/day

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012 and Open.Georgia.gov, 2010

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