The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Columbus, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Columbus is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$16,380|
|25th Percentile Wage||$17,300|
|50th Percentile Wage||$18,840|
|75th Percentile Wage||$26,180|
|90th Percentile Wage||$34,460|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Columbus, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $34,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,380.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,840 in Columbus is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Columbus is 3.4 percent (3.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Athens-Clarke County and 7.0 percent (7.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Albany.
|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|| |