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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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|| |