Political Scientist Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,460
25th Percentile Wage
$64,840
50th Percentile Wage
$87,710
75th Percentile Wage
$104,440
90th Percentile Wage
$140,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for political scientists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $140,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of political scientists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,710
1.70% 36.20%
2016
$86,220
1.43% -
2015
$84,990
34.16% -
2012
$55,960
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