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Legislator Salary Information in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,370
25th Percentile Wage
$17,100
50th Percentile Wage
$18,320
75th Percentile Wage
$19,530
90th Percentile Wage
$20,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $20,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,370.

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
$18,320
0.66% -2.40%
2016
$18,200
-2.75% -
2015
$18,700
-2.73% -
2014
$19,210
1.35% -
2013
$18,950
1.00% -
2012
$18,760
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with Other Mississippi Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,320, Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Mississippi, following city of Pascagoula (median annual salary of $29,560). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area is about 38.0 percent (38.0%) lower than that of the highest paying city Pascagoula.

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 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi.