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Legislator Salary Information in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Eastern South Dakota 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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,100
25th Percentile Wage
$35,130
50th Percentile Wage
$38,510
75th Percentile Wage
$43,340
90th Percentile Wage
$47,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,100.

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 Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$38,510
3.71% 7.09%
2013
$37,080
3.51% -
2012
$35,780
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with Other South Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,510 in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of South Dakota. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is 26.9 percent (26.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Rapid City and 49.4 percent (49.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Sioux City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rapid City
$52,710
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$44,190
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$38,510
Sioux Falls
$38,390
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$37,860
Sioux City
$19,500



See also: Top paying jobs in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota.