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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$18,450
25th Percentile Wage
$19,580
50th Percentile Wage
$63,380
75th Percentile Wage
$91,800
90th Percentile Wage
$102,570

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 $102,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,450.

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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York. 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
201663,380-3.76%25.31%
201565,76022.48%-
201450,980-1.20%-
201351,5908.24%-
201247,340--

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 $63,380, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of New York, following city of Ithaca (median annual salary of $92,890). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 31.8 percent (31.8%) lower than that in the highest paying city Ithaca.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$92,890
Elmira
$91,980
Syracuse
$91,730
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$91,710
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$91,050
Kingston
$90,490
Binghamton
$90,390
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$90,300
Utica-Rome
$90,250
Glens Falls
$90,200
Rochester
$89,810
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$89,540
Nassau-Suffolk
$89,190
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$85,470
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$85,380
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$84,530
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,160
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$63,380

See also: Top paying jobs in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York.