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Legislator Salary Information in Reading, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Reading, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Reading 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 Reading, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,060
25th Percentile Wage
$16,710
50th Percentile Wage
$17,780
75th Percentile Wage
$18,860
90th Percentile Wage
$19,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Reading, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $19,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $17,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
2015
$17,780
-0.79% -0.79%
2014
$17,920
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Reading with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $17,780, Reading is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Pennsylvania, following city of Pittsburgh (median annual salary of $53,380). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Reading is about 66.7 percent (66.7%) lower than that of the highest paying city Pittsburgh.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pittsburgh
$53,380
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$50,270
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,030
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$45,930
Philadelphia
$39,180
Lancaster
$35,690
Newark-Union
$26,050
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$24,510
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,950
Altoona
$19,690
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$19,480
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$19,230
Johnstown
$19,130
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,100
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$18,900
York-Hanover
$18,370
Lebanon
$18,320
Williamsport
$17,990
Reading
$17,780



See also: Top paying jobs in Reading, Pennsylvania.