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Legislator Salary Information in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,290
25th Percentile Wage
$17,280
50th Percentile Wage
$18,930
75th Percentile Wage
$28,000
90th Percentile Wage
$58,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$18,930
2.22% -2.59%
2016
$18,510
1.08% -
2015
$18,310
-36.26% -
2014
$24,950
19.56% -
2013
$20,070
3.24% -
2012
$19,420
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,930 in Tuscaloosa is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Alabama. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Tuscaloosa is 62.8 percent (62.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Montgomery and 3.4 percent (3.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Decatur.

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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama.