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Legislator Salary Information in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater 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 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,660
25th Percentile Wage
$35,280
50th Percentile Wage
$47,050
75th Percentile Wage
$69,560
90th Percentile Wage
$90,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,660.

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
$47,050
7.76% 24.78%
2016
$43,400
12.60% -
2015
$37,930
3.74% -
2014
$36,510
3.75% -
2013
$35,140
-0.71% -
2012
$35,390
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $47,050 in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is 28.5 percent (28.5%) lower than that in the highest paying North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota and 53.0 percent (53.0%) 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 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida.