Political Science Salaries in Massachusetts

The table below lists the generous salaries that Massachusetts politicians receive. If you are interested in the annual earnings of other state employees, BostonHerald.com has a searchable database listing such information. Politicians in Massachusetts generally make more than their equivalent politician in other states. The annual income of other Massachusetts careers having to do with political science are also listed here. From the numbers listed below is clear that Massachusetts citizens working in political science are well paid.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Massachusetts

Political Science Major Careers MA
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
16850
59720
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
7440
28500
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
670
57920
Political Scientists/Consultant
30
43500
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
3840
57290
Urban and Regional Planners
1170
50080


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

Massachusetts Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $140,535/year
Lieutenant Governor $124,920/year
Secretary of State $130,916/year
Attorney General $133,644/year
Treasurer $130,916/year
State Legislator $58,237.15/year + $10 to $100/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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