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Legislator Salary Information in Tucson, Arizona

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$21,830
50th Percentile Wage
$25,220
75th Percentile Wage
$55,110
90th Percentile Wage
$79,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Tucson, Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $20,810.

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
$25,220
10.27% -9.20%
2016
$22,630
-2.34% -
2015
$23,160
9.07% -
2014
$21,060
-26.88% -
2013
$26,720
-3.07% -
2012
$27,540
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Tucson with Other Arizona Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $25,220 in Tucson is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Arizona. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Tucson is 44.9 percent (44.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Flagstaff and 24.5 percent (24.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flagstaff
$45,740
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$40,720
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$34,970
Prescott
$34,490
Tucson
$25,220
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$24,280
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$19,050



See also: Top paying jobs in Tucson, Arizona.