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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,730
25th Percentile Wage
$17,660
50th Percentile Wage
$19,190
75th Percentile Wage
$33,720
90th Percentile Wage
$57,480

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 $57,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,730.

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
$19,190
-1.46% -39.08%
2016
$19,470
-1.59% -
2015
$19,780
3.03% -
2014
$19,180
-4.33% -
2013
$20,010
-33.38% -
2012
$26,690
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $19,190 in Kansas City is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Kansas City is 32.4 percent (32.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Jefferson City and 6.8 percent (6.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central 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 Kansas City, Missouri.