Political Scientist Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for political scientists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of political scientists amongst New York cities 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$168,790
75th Percentile Wage
$147,260
50th Percentile Wage
$118,030
25th Percentile Wage
$71,960
10th Percentile Wage
$51,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for political scientists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $168,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$81.15
75th Percentile Wage
$70.80
50th Percentile Wage
$56.74
25th Percentile Wage
$34.59
10th Percentile Wage
$24.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for political scientists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.15. The median hourly salary is $56.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.71.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $118,030 4.15%
2013 $113,330 0.59%
2012 $112,670 1.78%
2011 $110,700 %
2010 $110,700 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for political scientists in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.62%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.59%.

Table 4. Average Political Scientist Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Political Scientists in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of political scientists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of political scientists in state of New York ranges from $126,850 to $126,850. The highest paying area for political scientists in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $126,850. The lowest paying area is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $126,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$126,850
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$126,850

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