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Political Scientists in New York

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$124,620 Median Salary
  • Political Scientists in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Political Scientists Work in New York?

90 people worked as Political Scientists in 2018 in this state.

There were 110 Political Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Political Scientists in NY Employment Trend

The amount of Political Scientists working in the state is similar to the average state.

Political Scientists in NY vs. the Average State

What do Political Scientists Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Political Scientists ranged from $71,630 to $164,210 with $124,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.44 to $78.95. The median hourly rate was $59.92.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $56.47 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.45.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Political Scientists Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York Metros for Political Scientists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Political Scientists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 80 $129,530

Top States for Political Scientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Political Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia 3,220 $123,130
Virginia 1,030 $141,340
Texas 220 $88,070
California 160 $63,970
Washington 110 $76,660
Pennsylvania 100 $89,170
Maryland 90 $129,870
New York 90 $124,620
Michigan 60 $76,560
Massachusetts 50 $82,110
Illinois 50 $81,390
Florida 40 $88,470
Maine 40 $67,760

Below are the states where Political Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Virginia $141,340
Maryland $129,870
New York $124,620
District of Columbia $123,130
Pennsylvania $89,170
Florida $88,470
Texas $88,070
Massachusetts $82,110
Illinois $81,390
Washington $76,660

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