The average salary for a political scientist in Washington is around $76,660 per year.
Political scientists earn an average yearly salary of $76,660.
Wages typically start from $49,760 and go up to $137,940.
15% 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?
|Intelligence analyst salary||$85K|
|Political scientist salary||$77K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)