Political Science Salaries in Vermont

An interesting website called Legistorm.com provides the salaries of Senators, Representatives, and congressional staffers all over the United States. One can browse by staffer, representative, senator, office or more. For example, the legislative director working for Vermont Sen. Patrick Joseph Leahy from April to September 2010 made $84,729,48. During that same period, Leahy's Press Secretary earned $81,093.96. Consulting this page gives potential congressional staffers an idea of salary possibilities in Vermont.

Political Science Major Salary By Career in Vermont

Political Science Major Careers VT
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawyers
1190
53840
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
570
37480
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
120
37450
Political Scientists/Consultant
50
49010
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
210
55580
Urban and Regional Planners
180
38930

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

Vermont Politician Salaries

Office Salary
Governor $142,542/year
Lieutenant Governor $60,507/year
Secretary of State $90,376/year
Attorney General $208,202/year
Treasurer $90,376/year
State Legislator $636.62/wk in session, $118/day in special session + $101/day lodging and $61/day meals

*Salary data compiled by the Sunshine Review, 2012

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