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Legislator Salary Information in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Cedar Rapids, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15,960
25th Percentile Wage
$16,900
50th Percentile Wage
$18,470
75th Percentile Wage
$23,940
90th Percentile Wage
$29,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $29,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,960.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$18,470
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$18,470
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Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Cedar Rapids with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,470, Cedar Rapids is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Iowa, following city of Des Moines-West Des Moines (median annual salary of $111,710). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Cedar Rapids is 83.5 percent (83.5%) lower than that in the highest paying city Des Moines-West Des Moines.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$111,710
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$28,380
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$28,080
Iowa City
$23,600
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$23,190
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$20,550
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$19,280
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$18,930
Cedar Rapids
$18,470



See also: Top paying jobs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.