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Legislator Salary Information in Fort Smith, Oklahoma

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith, Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,290
25th Percentile Wage
$17,520
50th Percentile Wage
$18,570
75th Percentile Wage
$19,660
90th Percentile Wage
$39,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,290.

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
$18,570
1.67% 7.70%
2016
$18,260
1.64% -
2015
$17,960
1.61% -
2014
$17,670
0.40% -
2013
$17,600
2.61% -
2012
$17,140
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Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Fort Smith with Other Oklahoma Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,570, Fort Smith is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Oklahoma, following city of Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $43,020). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Fort Smith is about 56.8 percent (56.8%) lower than that of the highest paying city Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$43,020
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$40,130
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$36,810
Tulsa
$36,310
Oklahoma City
$34,390
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$31,280
Lawton
$30,030
Fort Smith
$18,570



See also: Top paying jobs in Fort Smith, Oklahoma.