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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
$16,280
25th Percentile Wage
$17,490
50th Percentile Wage
$19,500
75th Percentile Wage
$23,840
90th Percentile Wage
$32,460

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
2017
$19,500
0.77% 5.69%
2016
$19,350
4.96% -
2012
$18,390
- -

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
$19,500
Brunswick
$18,870
Columbus
$18,840
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,810
Gainesville
$18,690
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$18,470
Savannah
$18,360
Valdosta
$18,190
Warner Robins
$18,020
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,010
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$17,980
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$17,960
Macon
$17,910
Albany
$17,530



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