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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
$15,840
25th Percentile Wage
$16,760
50th Percentile Wage
$18,280
75th Percentile Wage
$28,280
90th Percentile Wage
$68,130

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
2017
$18,280
1.59% 3.50%
2014
$17,990
-0.22% -
2013
$18,030
2.16% -
2012
$17,640
- -

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
Montgomery
$50,840
Huntsville
$21,290
Mobile
$19,650
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$19,360
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$19,220
Tuscaloosa
$18,930
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,840
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$18,810
Birmingham-Hoover
$18,580
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,420
Dothan
$18,310
Anniston-Oxford
$18,290
Decatur
$18,280



See also: Top paying jobs in Decatur, Alabama.