Political Science Salaries in Mississippi

Politicians in Missouri are held accountable to their constituents through the Mississippi Accountability Portal. Here, state employee salaries and expenditures, among other things, are listed for public view. In table two, you will see the pay for a few of the state's top politicians. The income for others working in political administration and science in Missouri can be found in table one.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Mississippi

Political Science Major Careers MS
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
3090
22670
Legislators
1000
16100
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
1500
23750
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
90
47390
Political Scientists/Consultant
140
22070
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
310
36890
Urban and Regional Planners
170
30200

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

Mississippi Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $122,160/year
Lieutenant Governor $61,714/year
Secretary of State $90,000/year
Attorney General $108,960/year
State Legislator $10,000/year  + $116/day per diem
Treasurer $90,000/year

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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