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Legislator Salary Information in Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,570
25th Percentile Wage
$18,270
50th Percentile Wage
$19,480
75th Percentile Wage
$57,010
90th Percentile Wage
$69,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Southwestern 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 $69,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,570.

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
$19,480
-151.33% -56.88%
2016
$48,960
60.76% -
2015
$19,210
-88.86% -
2014
$36,280
44.43% -
2013
$20,160
-51.59% -
2012
$30,560
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $19,480 in Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Montana. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area is 60.1 percent (60.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area and 1.3 percent (1.3%) 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



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