Political Science Salaries in Nevada

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation's Workforce Informer notes that almost 150,000 residents of the state currently work in some form of government. They may be politicians, such as the elected officials categorized along with their annual incomes below. They may work in the public sector in the law, such as the occupations outlined below. Political science vocations in Nevada are available in a wide variety of industries and formats, some of which are detailed in the first chart.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Nevada

Political Science Major Careers NV
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
30
29670
Lawyers
5130
63630
Legislators
240
18860
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
1860
35030
Political Scientists/Consultant
110
49030
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
480
50170
Urban and Regional Planners
180
58810

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

Nevada Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $141,000/year
Lieutenant Governor $60,000/year
Secretary of State $97,000/year
Attorney General $133,000/year
Treasurer $97,000/year
State Legislator $146.90/day for holdover senators, $146.29/day for other legislators

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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