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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 information of legislators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,590
25th Percentile Wage
$17,820
50th Percentile Wage
$19,920
75th Percentile Wage
$33,620
90th Percentile Wage
$51,710

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 $51,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,590.

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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201619,9203.56%8.28%
201519,2103.28%-
201418,580-4.95%-
201319,5006.31%-
201218,270--

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 $19,920, 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 $46,510). Compared with Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, the median annual salary of legislators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is 57.2 percent (57.2%) lower.

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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.