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Legislator Salary Information in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy 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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,280
25th Percentile Wage
$17,890
50th Percentile Wage
$18,860
75th Percentile Wage
$19,970
90th Percentile Wage
$43,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $43,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,280.

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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts. 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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201318,8601.38%1.38%
201218,600--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with Other Massachusetts Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,860, Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Massachusetts, following city of Worcester (median annual salary of $19,490). Compared with the highest paying city Worcester, the median annual salary of legislators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is 3.2 percent (3.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Worcester
$19,490
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$19,200
Springfield
$19,000
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$18,860

See also: Top paying jobs in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts.