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Legislator Salary Information in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island 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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,690
25th Percentile Wage
$19,790
50th Percentile Wage
$64,050
75th Percentile Wage
$94,150
90th Percentile Wage
$104,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,690.

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
$64,050
1.05% 26.09%
2016
$63,380
-3.76% -
2015
$65,760
22.48% -
2014
$50,980
-1.20% -
2013
$51,590
8.24% -
2012
$47,340
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $64,050, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of New York, following city of Glens Falls (median annual salary of $93,830). Compared with the highest paying city Glens Falls, the median annual salary of legislators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 31.7 percent (31.7%) lower.

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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York.