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Legislator Salary Information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$25,580
22.13% 28.58%
2016
$19,920
3.56% -
2015
$19,210
3.28% -
2014
$18,580
-4.95% -
2013
$19,500
6.31% -
2012
$18,270
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with Other Louisiana Cities

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
$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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.