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Legislator Salary Information in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Southwest Minnesota 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 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,040
25th Percentile Wage
$20,050
50th Percentile Wage
$26,550
75th Percentile Wage
$56,750
90th Percentile Wage
$64,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $20,040.

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
$26,550
4.07% 31.98%
2016
$25,470
24.30% -
2015
$19,280
4.25% -
2014
$18,460
3.74% -
2013
$17,770
-1.63% -
2012
$18,060
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with Other Minnesota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $26,550, Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area is the highest paying city for legislators in state of Minnesota, followed by Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $21,530). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area is 18.9 percent (18.9%) higher than that in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$26,550
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$21,530
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$20,260
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$20,050
St Cloud
$19,560
Mankato-North Mankato
$19,480



See also: Top paying jobs in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota.