The average salary for a political scientist in District of Columbia is around $123,130 per year.
Political scientists earn an average yearly salary of $123,130.
Wages typically start from $73,100 and go up to $164,200.
40% above national average Updated in 2018
Political scientist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Political scientist salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$123,130|
How do political scientist salaries compare to similar careers?
Political scientists earn about the same as related careers in District of Columbia. On average, they make less than intelligence analysts.
|Intelligence analyst salary||$133K|
|Political scientist salary||$123K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)