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Legislator Salary in the Industry of Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit

The salary statistics and trend of legislators in the industry of public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare legislator salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,480
25th Percentile Wage
$18,860
50th Percentile Wage
$25,630
75th Percentile Wage
$70,130
90th Percentile Wage
$97,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for legislators in the industry of public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) legislators is $97,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $25,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent legislators is $17,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators in the industry of Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$25,630
8.43% 22.82%
2016
$23,470
12.65% -
2015
$20,500
1.56% -
2014
$20,180
-2.18% -
2013
$20,620
4.07% -
2012
$19,780
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of legislators in six industries within the federal, state, and local government sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of legislators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$36,670
State government, including schools and hospitals
$36,670
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$25,630
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$25,630
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$23,710
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$23,710

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