The average salary for a political scientist in Illinois is around $64,423 per year.
Political scientists earn an average yearly salary of $64,423.
Wages typically start from $41,413 and go up to $100,220.
1% below 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 14% less than similar careers in Illinois. On average, they make less than sociologists.
|Intelligence analyst salary||$76K|
|Political scientist salary||$64K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)