The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Shreveport-Bossier City 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||$16,500|
|25th Percentile Wage||$17,530|
|50th Percentile Wage||$19,240|
|75th Percentile Wage||$24,230|
|90th Percentile Wage||$54,230|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,500.
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 the median annual salary of $19,240 in Shreveport-Bossier City is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Shreveport-Bossier City is 62.5 percent (62.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux and 9.4 percent (9.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lake Charles.
|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|| |