Political Science Salaries in Oklahoma

Oklahoma OpenBooks, a website run by the state government of Oklahoma, publishes, among other things, salaries for the principal state politicians. Per data provided by this website, about 20 percent of the total state budget goes to fund compensation for state employees. Additionally, PayScale.com publishes a timely list of "Political Winners and Losers," or politicians who earn much more or much less than average. Among them is an Oklahoma state representative, who in 2010 earned 328 percent of the average state representative's salary.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Oklahoma

Political Science Major Careers OK
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
80
48740
Lawyers
6710
42410
Legislators
670
17130
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
2730
23110
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
210
35760
Political Scientists/Consultant
110
49040
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
730
41110
Urban and Regional Planners
140
41110

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

Oklahoma Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $147,000/year
Lieutenant Governor $114,713/year
Secretary of State $94,500/year
Attorney General $132,850/year
Treasurer $114,713/year
State Legislator $38,400/year + $150/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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