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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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.

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 Lake Charles, Louisiana. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

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 $46,510). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Lake Charles is about 62.5 percent (62.5%) lower than that of the highest paying city Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$46,510
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$19,920
Shreveport-Bossier City
$18,670
Alexandria
$18,360
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$18,220
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$18,140
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$17,870
Baton Rouge
$17,720
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$17,600
Lake Charles
$17,430

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