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Legislator Salary Information in Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Gulfport-Biloxi 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 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,690
25th Percentile Wage
$18,180
50th Percentile Wage
$26,990
75th Percentile Wage
$34,600
90th Percentile Wage
$45,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,690.

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
$26,990
27.64% -1.04%
2016
$19,530
1.13% -
2015
$19,310
-3.16% -
2014
$19,920
-22.79% -
2013
$24,460
-11.49% -
2012
$27,270
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Gulfport-Biloxi with Other Mississippi Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $26,990, Gulfport-Biloxi is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Mississippi, following the highest paying city Pascagoula (median annual salary of $29,560). Compared with Pascagoula, the median annual salary of legislators in Gulfport-Biloxi is 8.7 percent (8.7%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pascagoula
$29,560
Gulfport-Biloxi
$26,990
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,700
Jackson
$18,580
Hattiesburg
$18,510
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,360
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,320
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,320



See also: Top paying jobs in Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi.