Political Science Salaries in Rhode Island

TheMoneyTrail.org is a website sponsored by the RISC Foundation that tracks government spending at all levels. Included within the website are spreadsheets detailing the annual compensation of virtually every state employee for a given year. Under Rhode Island's Open Meetings Act (OMA) and the Access to Public Records Act (APRA), this general information must be made available to Rhode Island citizens and concerned citizens throughout the country.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Rhode Island

Political Science Major Careers RI
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
1780
60300
Legislators
170
18860
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
1240
40530
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
110
58440
Political Scientists/Consultant
80
39990
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
240
72240
Urban and Regional Planners
160
53510

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

Rhode Island Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $117,817/year
Lieutenant Governor $99,214/year
Secretary of State $99,214/year
Attorney General $105,416/year
Treasurer $99,214/year
State Legislator $13,089.44/year (no per diem)

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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