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Legislator Salary Information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,090
25th Percentile Wage
$16,980
50th Percentile Wage
$18,470
75th Percentile Wage
$21,310
90th Percentile Wage
$37,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $37,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,090.

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
$18,470
0.22% 2.82%
2016
$18,430
-0.22% -
2015
$18,470
0.97% -
2014
$18,290
3.12% -
2013
$17,720
-1.30% -
2012
$17,950
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,470 in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 5.3 percent (5.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Athens-Clarke County and 5.1 percent (5.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Albany.

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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia.