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Legislator Salary Information in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Athens-Clarke County 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 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $32,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
0.77% 5.69%
4.96% -
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Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Athens-Clarke County with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $19,500, Athens-Clarke County is the highest paying city for legislators in state of Georgia, followed by Brunswick (median annual salary $18,870). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Athens-Clarke County is 3.2 percent (3.2%) higher than that in Brunswick.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
Warner Robins
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.