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Legislator Salary Information in Jefferson City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Jefferson City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,110
25th Percentile Wage
$18,180
50th Percentile Wage
$28,400
75th Percentile Wage
$35,640
90th Percentile Wage
$38,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Jefferson City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $38,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,400
-29.08% -20.95%
2013
$36,660
6.30% -
2012
$34,350
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Jefferson City with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $28,400, Jefferson City is the highest paying city for legislators in state of Missouri, followed by Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $19,870). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Jefferson City is 30.0 percent (30.0%) higher than that in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jefferson City
$28,400
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$19,870
Kansas City
$19,190
St Louis
$18,960
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$18,830
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$18,770
St Joseph
$18,720
Springfield
$18,670
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$17,880



See also: Top paying jobs in Jefferson City, Missouri.