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Legislator Salary Information in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,060.

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 Growth3-Year Growth
0.95% 16.56%
13.32% -
2.81% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Waterloo-Cedar Falls with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $23,190 in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is 79.2 percent (79.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Des Moines-West Des Moines and 20.4 percent (20.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Cedar Rapids.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Iowa City
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
Cedar Rapids

See also: Top paying jobs in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa.