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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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 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|
|Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area|| |