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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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
Shreveport-Bossier City
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
Baton Rouge
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
Lake Charles

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