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Legislator Salary Information in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$19,240
2.96% 8.37%
2016
$18,670
5.14% -
2015
$17,710
-3.67% -
2014
$18,360
1.96% -
2013
$18,000
2.06% -
2012
$17,630
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Shreveport-Bossier City with Other Louisiana Cities

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
$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 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana.