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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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 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|| |
|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|| |