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Legislator Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,710
25th Percentile Wage
$17,730
50th Percentile Wage
$19,470
75th Percentile Wage
$38,120
90th Percentile Wage
$56,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,710.

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 Kansas City, Missouri. 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
201619,470-1.59%-37.08%
201519,7803.03%-
201419,180-4.33%-
201320,010-33.38%-
201226,690--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $19,470, Kansas City is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Missouri, following the highest paying city Jefferson City (median annual salary of $36,660). Compared with Jefferson City, the median annual salary of legislators in Kansas City is 46.9 percent (46.9%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jefferson City
$36,660
Kansas City
$19,470
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$19,290
St Joseph
$18,720
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$18,720
St Louis
$18,610
Springfield
$18,420
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$17,880
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$17,880

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