Political Science Salaries in North Carolina

In North Carolina, one will encounter some of the largest salaries for political science and/or politically related careers anywhere in the nation. Perhaps this is due to the many corporations included within North Carolina's Research Triangle Park area, many of which employ workers with political science experience. Elected politicians in North Carolina also benefit from liberal salaries, evident in the catalog of incomes that follows.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in North Carolina

Political Science Major Careers NC
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
100
35660
Lawyers
12110
45520
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
9360
26430
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
540
45280
Political Scientists/Consultant
1020
45850
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
1060
65710
Urban and Regional Planners
1180
42490

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

North Carolina Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $139,590/year
Lieutenant Governor $123,198/year
Secretary of State $123,198/year
Attorney General $123,198/year
Treasurer $123,198/year
State Legislator $13,951/year + $104/day per diem and $559/month expenses

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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