Political Science Salaries in Oregon

Oregon's governor makes the third lowest salary of any governor in the United States, according to SunshineReview.org. Several of the politicians' salaries categorized below are also lower than many of the other state averages. Although the data they provide is from 2007, StatesmanJournal.com provides a database of the income of various state department and state agency employees in Oregon. Workers in Oregon who pick options other than government in employment in political science receive quite fair and adequate compensation.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Oregon

Political Science Major Careers OR
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
6880
54540
Legislators
150
19490
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
3050
32660
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
150
55360
Political Scientists/Consultant
340
41810
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
1450
42330
Urban and Regional Planners
860
53650

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

Oregon Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $93,600/year
Secretary of State $72,000/year
Attorney General $72,000/year
Treasurer $72,000/year
State Legislator $21,612/year + $116/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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