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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 data of legislators in Athens-Clarke County is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,130
25th Percentile Wage
$17,340
50th Percentile Wage
$19,350
75th Percentile Wage
$23,520
90th Percentile Wage
$32,610

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 $32,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,130.

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 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia. 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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201619,3504.96%4.96%
201218,390--

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 $19,350, Athens-Clarke County is the highest paying city for legislators in state of Georgia, followed by Columbus (median annual salary $18,840). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Athens-Clarke County is 2.6 percent (2.6%) higher than that in Columbus.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
$19,350
Columbus
$18,840
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$18,430
Albany
$18,410
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$18,350
Valdosta
$18,050
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$17,990
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$17,890
Savannah
$17,870
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$17,800

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