Political Scientist Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for political scientists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of political scientists among Arizona areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Political Scientists in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$107,870
75th Percentile Wage
$97,320
50th Percentile Wage
$90,150
25th Percentile Wage
$82,180
10th Percentile Wage
$51,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for political scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$51.86
75th Percentile Wage
$46.79
50th Percentile Wage
$43.34
25th Percentile Wage
$39.51
10th Percentile Wage
$24.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for political scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.86. The median hourly salary is $43.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.67.

Table 3. Average Political Scientist Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Political Scientists
$90,150
Social Scientists and Related Workers
$76,460
Economists
$68,690
Survey Researchers
$47,890
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$59,250
Other Psychologists
$95,780
Sociologists
$59,470

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