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Legislator Salary Information in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,590
25th Percentile Wage
$18,330
50th Percentile Wage
$19,590
75th Percentile Wage
$45,430
90th Percentile Wage
$65,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Western 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 $65,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201619,5902.60%6.43%
201519,0801.00%-
201418,8900.74%-
201318,7502.24%-
201218,330--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $19,590, Western Montana nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Montana, following city of Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $51,560). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area is 62.0 percent (62.0%) lower than that in the highest paying city Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$51,560
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$48,960
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$33,910
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$19,590

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