The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Lincoln, Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Lincoln 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||$19,110|
|25th Percentile Wage||$19,350|
|50th Percentile Wage||$20,010|
|75th Percentile Wage||$30,090|
|90th Percentile Wage||$167,260|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Lincoln, Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $167,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,110.
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 $20,010, Lincoln is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Nebraska, following the highest paying city Omaha-Council Bluffs (median annual salary of $24,190). Compared with Omaha-Council Bluffs, the median annual salary of legislators in Lincoln is 17.3 percent (17.3%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Omaha-Council Bluffs|| |
|Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area|| |