The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls 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||$73,870|
|25th Percentile Wage||$84,390|
|50th Percentile Wage||$91,220|
|75th Percentile Wage||$98,090|
|90th Percentile Wage||$102,290|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,870.
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 the median annual salary of $91,220 in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is 2.8 percent (2.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Glens Falls and 29.8 percent (29.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Glens Falls|| |
|Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Central New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Buffalo-Niagara Falls|| |
|Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Central New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|New York-White Plains-Wayne|| |
|New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island|| |