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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,480
25th Percentile Wage
$18,130
50th Percentile Wage
$19,220
75th Percentile Wage
$50,030
90th Percentile Wage
$64,790

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 $64,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,480.

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
$19,220
-1.93% 4.63%
2016
$19,590
2.60% -
2015
$19,080
1.00% -
2014
$18,890
0.74% -
2013
$18,750
2.24% -
2012
$18,330
- -

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 $19,220, 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 $48,810). Compared with the highest paying city Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of legislators in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area is 60.6 percent (60.6%) lower.

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 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana.