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Legislator Salary Information in Decatur, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Decatur, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Decatur 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 Decatur, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,190
25th Percentile Wage
$18,550
50th Percentile Wage
$19,150
75th Percentile Wage
$19,760
90th Percentile Wage
$20,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Decatur, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $20,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,190.

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 Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$19,150
2.30% 3.08%
2013
$18,710
0.80% -
2012
$18,560
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Decatur with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $19,150 in Decatur is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Decatur is 72.1 percent (72.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Springfield and 1.1 percent (1.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Danville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$68,670
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,110
Peoria
$36,580
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$31,210
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$29,050
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,370
Bloomington-Normal
$19,300
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,220
Decatur
$19,150
Kankakee-Bradley
$19,090
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,090
Rockford
$19,050
Champaign-Urbana
$18,980
Danville
$18,940



See also: Top paying jobs in Decatur, Illinois.