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Legislator Salary Information in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,520
25th Percentile Wage
$25,590
50th Percentile Wage
$28,380
75th Percentile Wage
$31,100
90th Percentile Wage
$63,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Southwest 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 $63,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,520.

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
$28,380
2.15% 26.32%
2016
$27,770
13.79% -
2015
$23,940
-18.55% -
2014
$28,380
11.73% -
2013
$25,050
16.53% -
2012
$20,910
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $28,380, Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Iowa, following the highest paying city Des Moines-West Des Moines (median annual salary of $111,710). Compared with Des Moines-West Des Moines, the median annual salary of legislators in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area is 74.6 percent (74.6%) lower.

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 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa.