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Political Consultants


The incomes of political consultants vary greatly. Someone contracting with local candidates, or with state organizations and associations, may earn less than $40,000. According to, the average salary for political consultants nationally was $74,196 in November 2020. Salaries ranged from $41,000 or less to $95,500 or more. Political consultants employed in Washington, D.C., in November 2020 earned an average salary of $61,547.

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