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Legislator Salary Information in Jackson, Mississippi

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Jackson, Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Jackson 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 Jackson, Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15,990
25th Percentile Wage
$16,830
50th Percentile Wage
$18,240
75th Percentile Wage
$20,110
90th Percentile Wage
$35,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Jackson, Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $35,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,990.

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 Jackson, Mississippi. 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
201618,240-2.30%-6.14%
201518,6600.86%-
201418,500-0.81%-
201318,650-3.81%-
201219,360--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Jackson with Other Mississippi Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,240 in Jackson is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Mississippi. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Jackson is 38.3 percent (38.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Pascagoula and 1.0 percent (1.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pascagoula
$29,560
Gulfport-Biloxi
$19,530
Hattiesburg
$18,510
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,360
Jackson
$18,240
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,200
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,060
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,060

See also: Top paying jobs in Jackson, Mississippi.