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Legislator Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy 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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,950
25th Percentile Wage
$72,710
50th Percentile Wage
$83,940
75th Percentile Wage
$95,220
90th Percentile Wage
$101,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,950.

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
$83,940
-9.26% -1.10%
2016
$91,710
1.48% -
2015
$90,350
3.24% -
2014
$87,420
2.49% -
2013
$85,240
0.45% -
2012
$84,860
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $83,940 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 10.5 percent (10.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Glens Falls and 23.7 percent (23.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Glens Falls
$93,830
Elmira
$93,540
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$92,920
Nassau-Suffolk
$92,870
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$92,830
Kingston
$92,760
Syracuse
$92,680
Utica-Rome
$92,680
Ithaca
$92,080
Rochester
$91,500
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$91,220
Binghamton
$91,130
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$91,100
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$88,620
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$84,530
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$83,940
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,160
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$64,050



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