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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,780
25th Percentile Wage
$84,590
50th Percentile Wage
$96,320
75th Percentile Wage
$138,680
90th Percentile Wage
$169,960

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 $169,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of political scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,320
1.97% 1.97%
2016
$94,420
1.28% -
2015
$93,210
3.28% -
2014
$90,150
-4.74% -
2012
$94,420
- -




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