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Legislator Salary Information in Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Capital-Northern New York 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 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,690
25th Percentile Wage
$84,310
50th Percentile Wage
$91,100
75th Percentile Wage
$97,930
90th Percentile Wage
$102,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,690.

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
$91,100
6.28% 13.13%
2016
$85,380
2.88% -
2015
$82,920
3.47% -
2014
$80,040
0.25% -
2013
$79,840
0.88% -
2012
$79,140
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $91,100 in Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area is 2.9 percent (2.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Glens Falls and 29.7 percent (29.7%) 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



See also: Top paying jobs in Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York.