The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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||$16,630|
|25th Percentile Wage||$18,260|
|50th Percentile Wage||$25,580|
|75th Percentile Wage||$37,670|
|90th Percentile Wage||$59,850|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,630.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $25,580, New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Louisiana, following the highest paying city Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (median annual salary of $51,300). Compared with Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, the median annual salary of legislators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is 50.1 percent (50.1%) lower.
|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|| |