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Legislator Salary Information in Lincoln, Nebraska

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Lincoln, Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Lincoln 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 Lincoln, Nebraska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,920
25th Percentile Wage
$19,220
50th Percentile Wage
$19,730
75th Percentile Wage
$24,170
90th Percentile Wage
$161,700

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 $161,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,920.

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 Lincoln, Nebraska. 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
201619,7304.71%0.66%
201518,800-1.97%-
201419,1700.00%-
201319,170-2.24%-
201219,600--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Lincoln with Other Nebraska Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $19,730, 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 $30,540). Compared with Omaha-Council Bluffs, the median annual salary of legislators in Lincoln is 35.4 percent (35.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$30,540
Lincoln
$19,730
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$19,520
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$19,440
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$19,260
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$19,180

See also: Top paying jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska.