Political Science Salaries in Maine

Maine's politicians earn far less than the average annual salaries for politicians nationwide. In fact, Maine's governor's salary ranks 50th out of all of the governor's salaries. Maine residents who elect other career opportunities in political science, however, should not be displeased with their annual earnings. Maine's attorneys, educators and public relations professionals all earn salaries that are far above the state average.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Maine

Political Science Major Careers ME
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
1860
51980
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
980
31970
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
100
34000
Political Scientists/Consultant
70
46530
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
470
53310
Urban and Regional Planners
110
48470

*Salary and employment data compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2015

Maine Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $70,000/year
Secretary of State $92,248/year
Attorney General $83,844/year
Treasurer $83,844/year
State Legislator $13,526/year 1st reg session; $9661/year 2nd reg session

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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