Political Science Salaries in Ohio

The average Ohio citizen earns $31,284 per year, according to the Dayton Business Journal. However, Ohio state government employees earned an average of $41,350 in 2010, with over 1000 of these employees earning over $100,000. Oddly, Ohio has the lowest percentage of citizens employed in state government of any state, at just 12 percent. The Dayton Business Journal publishes a database that includes salaries of many public employees of Ohio. In total, Ohio state government workers make about 34 percent more than their counterparts in the private sector.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Ohio

Political Science Major Careers OH
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
200
31480
Lawyers
15770
52800
Legislators
3030
17240
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
7570
27630
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
560
30570
Political Scientists/Consultant
40
52530
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
1910
58060
Urban and Regional Planners
530
43120

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

Ohio Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $/144,269year
Lieutenant Governor $142,501/year
Secretary of State $109,554/year
Attorney General $109,554/year
Treasurer $109,554/year
State Legislator $60,584/year (no per diem)

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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