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Legislator Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for legislators in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of legislators among Indiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Legislators in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,420
25th Percentile Wage
$17,760
50th Percentile Wage
$20,930
75th Percentile Wage
$30,430
90th Percentile Wage
$70,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201620,9305.88%5.88%
201519,700--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Legislators in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of legislators in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of legislators in state of Indiana ranges from $18,600 to $25,670. The highest paying area for legislators in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $25,670. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $24,340). The lowest paying area is Terre Haute with a median annual salary of $18,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$25,670
Indianapolis-Carmel
$24,340
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$19,220
Terre Haute
$18,600



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