Political Science Salaries in Connecticut

Connecticut's politicians, in general, tend to rank among the highest salaries of the nation's politicians. Those who embark upon other pursuits within the field of political science will also be pleasantly rewarded with highly favorable compensation. Investigations into the average annual earnings of professions within political science and the related disciplines of law and communications, as are displayed below, show that Connecticut's political science professionals have much to celebrate in terms of both mean and median annual salaries.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Connecticut

Political Science Major Careers CT
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
7660
78120
Legislators
400
19220
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
5420
33040
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
270
51050
Political Scientists/Consultant
190
53040
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
920
65280
Urban and Regional Planners
340
55880

 

!=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 2015

Connecticut Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $150,000/year
Lieutenant Governor $110,000/year
Attorney General $110,000/year
Treasurer $110,000/year
State Legislator $28,000/year (no per diem)

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2009

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