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Legislator Salary Information in Salinas, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Salinas, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Salinas 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 Salinas, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,910
25th Percentile Wage
$29,200
50th Percentile Wage
$33,560
75th Percentile Wage
$52,780
90th Percentile Wage
$66,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Salinas, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,910.

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
$33,560
-7.12% -46.22%
2016
$35,950
-46.59% -
2015
$52,700
-4.06% -
2014
$54,840
5.98% -
2013
$51,560
4.83% -
2012
$49,070
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Salinas with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $33,560, Salinas is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of California, following city of Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville (median annual salary of $105,570). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Salinas is 68.2 percent (68.2%) lower than that in the highest paying city Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$105,570
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$69,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$69,100
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$67,960
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$61,960
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$61,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$61,570
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$57,700
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$57,220
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$53,460
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$53,110
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$50,930
Modesto
$50,270
Bakersfield-Delano
$49,200
Fresno
$49,020
Merced
$48,580
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$48,250
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$47,810
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$47,050
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$46,450
Stockton
$46,450
Visalia-Porterville
$46,390
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$41,980
Chico
$40,840
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$38,320
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$37,830
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$37,010
El Centro
$33,800
Salinas
$33,560



See also: Top paying jobs in Salinas, California.