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Legislator Salary Information in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 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 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,270
25th Percentile Wage
$17,400
50th Percentile Wage
$19,280
75th Percentile Wage
$36,340
90th Percentile Wage
$105,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,270.

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
$19,280
-11.36% -3.11%
2016
$21,470
-17.79% -
2015
$25,290
-1.38% -
2014
$25,640
27.38% -
2013
$18,620
-6.77% -
2012
$19,880
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $19,280 in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area is 82.7 percent (82.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Des Moines-West Des Moines and 4.2 percent (4.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Cedar Rapids.

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 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa.