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Legislator Salary Information in Wichita, Kansas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,090
25th Percentile Wage
$16,890
50th Percentile Wage
$18,210
75th Percentile Wage
$19,580
90th Percentile Wage
$43,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Wichita, Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $43,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,090.

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
$18,210
0.71% -168.70%
2016
$18,080
-2.21% -
2015
$18,480
-4.82% -
2014
$19,370
-107.90% -
2013
$40,270
-21.50% -
2012
$48,930
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Wichita with Other Kansas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,210 in Wichita is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Kansas. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Wichita is 4.8 percent (4.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Topeka and 1.4 percent (1.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Manhattan.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Topeka
$19,120
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$18,650
Wichita
$18,210
Manhattan
$17,960



See also: Top paying jobs in Wichita, Kansas.