Political Science Salaries in South Carolina

Under South Carolina's Freedom of Information Act, the state government must provide, through this database, the salaries of state government employees making $50,000 annually or more. Also, TheState.com publishes a salary database of state employees who make more than $50,000 each year, as well as a list of state employees earning over $100,000 and $150,000 annually, and the top five highest-paid South Carolina state employees.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in South Carolina

Political Science Major Careers SC
Employment
Annual mean wage
Broadcast News Analysts
130
32110
Lawyers
5590
43010
Legislators
920
16030
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
4870
27100
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
130
45700
Political Scientists/Consultant
170
52190
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
570
47620
Urban and Regional Planners
410
40400

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

South Carolina Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $106,078/year
Lieutenant Governor $46,545/year
Secretary of State $92,007/year
Attorney General $92,007/year
Treasurer $92,007/year
State Legislator $104,00/year + $131/day per diem

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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