The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Southwestern Oklahoma 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$16,530|
|25th Percentile Wage||$17,820|
|50th Percentile Wage||$31,280|
|75th Percentile Wage||$39,400|
|90th Percentile Wage||$52,480|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,530.
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 the median annual salary of $31,280 in Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Oklahoma. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area is 27.3 percent (27.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area and 40.6 percent (40.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fort Smith.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Oklahoma City|| |
|Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Fort Smith|| |