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Legislator Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for legislators in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of legislators among Connecticut cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Legislators in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,980
25th Percentile Wage
$23,820
50th Percentile Wage
$37,050
75th Percentile Wage
$44,620
90th Percentile Wage
$87,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,0506.48%11.66%
201534,6504.70%-
201433,0200.30%-
201332,9200.58%-
201232,730--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Legislators in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of legislators in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of legislators in state of Connecticut ranges from $37,050 to $69,500. The highest paying area for legislators in Connecticut is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $69,500. The lowest paying area is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $37,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$69,500
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$37,050


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