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Legislator Salary Information in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Baltimore-Towson 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 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,780
25th Percentile Wage
$49,280
50th Percentile Wage
$49,290
75th Percentile Wage
$49,290
90th Percentile Wage
$74,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,780.

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
$49,290
7.49% 63.68%
2016
$45,600
26.23% -
2015
$33,640
1.43% -
2014
$33,160
2.90% -
2013
$32,200
44.41% -
2012
$17,900
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Baltimore-Towson with Other Maryland Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $49,290, Baltimore-Towson is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Maryland, following the highest paying city Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (median annual salary of $72,640). Compared with Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, the median annual salary of legislators in Baltimore-Towson is 32.1 percent (32.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$72,640
Baltimore-Towson
$49,290
Salisbury
$22,730
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$19,420



See also: Top paying jobs in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland.