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Legislator Salary Information in Tallahassee, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Tallahassee, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,980
25th Percentile Wage
$34,130
50th Percentile Wage
$39,070
75th Percentile Wage
$66,920
90th Percentile Wage
$80,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Tallahassee, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,980.

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
$39,070
12.39% -72.25%
2015
$34,230
-97.14% -
2014
$67,480
-0.44% -
2013
$67,780
0.71% -
2012
$67,300
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Tallahassee with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $39,070 in Tallahassee is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Tallahassee is 40.6 percent (40.6%) lower than that in the highest paying North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota and 43.4 percent (43.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$65,800
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$62,700
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$56,230
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$51,020
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$47,050
Jacksonville
$46,630
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$46,150
Port St Lucie
$45,090
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$42,200
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$41,310
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$40,440
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$39,250
Tallahassee
$39,070
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$38,440
Gainesville
$36,080
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$35,520
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$35,210
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$34,650
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$32,910
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$30,190
Naples-Marco Island
$29,270
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$22,110



See also: Top paying jobs in Tallahassee, Florida.