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Legislator Salary Information in Decatur, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Decatur, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Decatur is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Decatur, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Decatur, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
1.59% 3.50%
-0.22% -
2.16% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Decatur with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,280, Decatur is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Alabama, following city of Montgomery (median annual salary of $50,840). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Decatur is about 64.0 percent (64.0%) lower than that of the highest paying city Montgomery.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
Florence-Muscle Shoals
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Decatur, Alabama.