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Legislator Salary Information in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,310
25th Percentile Wage
$17,280
50th Percentile Wage
$18,900
75th Percentile Wage
$56,760
90th Percentile Wage
$86,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,310.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$18,900
3.23% -4.55%
2015
$18,290
0.27% -
2014
$18,240
-3.84% -
2013
$18,940
-4.33% -
2012
$19,760
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,900 in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is 64.6 percent (64.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Pittsburgh and 5.9 percent (5.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Reading.

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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.