Political Science Salaries in Kansas

Kansas politicians make slightly less than the national average salary, in general. Their annual pay is still well above the state's mean and median salaries. Urban planners, lawyers, college political science instructors, public relations professionals and others occupied with political science pursuits all enjoy healthy salaries in Kansas. Studying political science in Kansas seems to be a stepping stone to a lucrative career.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Kansas

Political Science Major Careers KS
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
3690
52690
Legislators
720
16210
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
1640
31440
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
40
27610
Political Scientists/Consultant
340
34320
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
390
52390
Urban and Regional Planners
380
38990

!=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

Iowa Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $110,707/year
Lieutenant Governor $100,000/year
Secretary of State $86,003/year
Attorney General $98,901/year
Treasurer $82,563/year
State Legislator $88.66/day  + $116/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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