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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 data of legislators in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [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.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,9003.23%-4.55%
201518,2900.27%-
201418,240-3.84%-
201318,940-4.33%-
201219,760--

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 62.4 percent (62.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area and 5.9 percent (5.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Reading.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$50,270
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,030
Lancaster
$35,690
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,330
Philadelphia
$27,910
Newark-Union
$26,050
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$24,510
Pittsburgh
$24,270
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,950
Altoona
$19,690
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$19,480
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$19,230
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,200
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.