Political Science Salaries in Arizona

Jobs for political science graduates are expected to increase in Arizona during the next decade. Careers in politics and other political science disciplines can be rewarding in Arizona, both professionally and financially. Although one should never choose a career solely based upon its expected salary, it makes sense to investigate the salaries of all careers within a realm in which one is interested. Salaries for politicians in Arizona, as well as for other occupations within the political science realm, are listed below.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Arizona

Political Science Major Careers AZ
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
160
28400
Lawyers
10300
57390
Legislators
650
18070
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
4950
32880
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
280
35040
Political Scientists/Consultant
130
47100
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
1030
56930
Urban and Regional Planners
770
47570

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

Arizona Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $95,000
Chief Justice $160,000
Secretary of State $70,000
Attorney General $90,000
Treasurer $70,000
State Legislator $24,000/year + $35/day for first 120 days of regular session and $10/day thereafter

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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