Political Science Salaries in Arkansas

It is amazing that within the state of Arkansas, a political scientist could make as little as $43,970 to as much as $82,310 per year. The differences among salaries for the same profession within the same state may be astounding. Politicians in Arkansas tend to receive a bit less than their counterparts in other states. However, they still fare quite well when it comes to yearly salaries, earning higher than the average salary in Arkansas. Examine the tables that follow for up to date salary information for Arkansas politicians and those involved in political careers in Arkansas.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Arkansas

Political Science Major Careers AR
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
40
35380
Lawyers
3240
43610
Legislators
1120
16040
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
1410
26460
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
100
40720
Political Scientists/Consultant
150
43970
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
310
33410
Urban and Regional Planners
100
18550

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

Arkansas Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $87,352/year
Lieutenant Governor $42,219/year
Secretary of State $54,594/year
Attorney General $72,794/year
Auditor $54,594/year
Land Commissioner $54,594/year
Treasurer $54,594/year
State Legislator $13,000/year + $136/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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