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Legislator Salary Information in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area 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 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,600
25th Percentile Wage
$18,410
50th Percentile Wage
$29,410
75th Percentile Wage
$56,580
90th Percentile Wage
$66,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,600.

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
$29,410
-15.30% 7.85%
2016
$33,910
-0.88% -
2015
$34,210
13.10% -
2014
$29,730
3.43% -
2013
$28,710
5.61% -
2012
$27,100
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with Other Montana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $29,410 in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Montana. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area is 39.7 percent (39.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area and 34.6 percent (34.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western Montana nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$48,810
Billings
$29,750
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$29,410
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$19,480
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$19,220



See also: Top paying jobs in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana.