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Legislator Salary Information in Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Lansing-East Lansing 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 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,770
25th Percentile Wage
$19,150
50th Percentile Wage
$20,580
75th Percentile Wage
$50,210
90th Percentile Wage
$127,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,770.

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
$20,580
-36.49% 5.49%
2016
$28,090
12.53% -
2015
$24,570
-64.88% -
2014
$40,510
47.15% -
2013
$21,410
9.15% -
2012
$19,450
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Lansing-East Lansing with Other Michigan Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $20,580, Lansing-East Lansing is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Michigan, following the highest paying city Kalamazoo-Portage (median annual salary of $27,310). Compared with Kalamazoo-Portage, the median annual salary of legislators in Lansing-East Lansing is 24.6 percent (24.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kalamazoo-Portage
$27,310
Lansing-East Lansing
$20,580
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$20,090
Bay City
$19,970
Ann Arbor
$19,860
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$19,810
South Bend-Mishawaka
$19,560
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$19,460
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$19,420
Niles-Benton Harbor
$19,370
Flint
$19,300
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$19,240
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$19,210
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$19,210
Jackson
$19,090
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$19,090
Battle Creek
$19,060
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$18,510
Holland-Grand Haven
$18,470



See also: Top paying jobs in Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan.