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].

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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.

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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.

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.

Year | Median Salary | Growth | 1-Year Growth |
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2013 | 18,860 | 1.38% | 1.38% |

2012 | 18,600 | - | - |

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.

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