Political Science Salaries in Louisiana

With upcoming growth predicted by the State of Louisiana Workforce Commission in many industries that utilize political science employees, graduates of Louisiana political science programs have much to hope for. If politics is your discipline of choice, Louisiana pays its elected politicians quite well, as seen in the categorized salaries below. If you are intrigued by another realm of political science, be it education, law, the media, or public relations, you should be pleased with the average annual incomes of these positions.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Lousiana

Political Science Major Careers LA
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
6920
48330
Legislators
660
16000
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
3530
27430
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
110
42510
Political Scientists/Consultant
190
47450
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
310
38880
Urban and Regional Planners
90
35070


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

Louisiana Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $130,000/year
Lieutenant Governor $115,000/year
Secretary of State $115,000/year
Attorney General $115,000/year
Treasurer $115,000/year
State Legislator $16,800/year+$159/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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