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Legislator Salary Information in Lake Charles, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Lake Charles, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Lake Charles 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 Lake Charles, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15,730
25th Percentile Wage
$16,370
50th Percentile Wage
$17,430
75th Percentile Wage
$18,480
90th Percentile Wage
$19,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $19,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $17,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,730.

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Lake Charles with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $17,430, Lake Charles is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Louisiana, following city of Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (median annual salary of $51,300). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Lake Charles is about 66.0 percent (66.0%) lower than that of the highest paying city Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$51,300
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$25,580
Shreveport-Bossier City
$19,240
Alexandria
$19,120
Lafayette
$18,700
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$18,310
Baton Rouge
$18,250
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$18,220
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$18,140
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$17,600
Lake Charles
$17,430



See also: Top paying jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana.