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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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.
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