The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Rapid City, South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Rapid City 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||$32,980|
|25th Percentile Wage||$35,580|
|50th Percentile Wage||$52,710|
|75th Percentile Wage||$67,430|
|90th Percentile Wage||$73,660|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Rapid City, South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,980.
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $52,710, Rapid City is the highest paying city for legislators in state of South Dakota, followed by Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $44,190). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Rapid City is 16.2 percent (16.2%) higher than that in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Rapid City|| |
|Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Sioux Falls|| |
|Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Sioux City|| |