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Legislator Salary Information in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Sioux Falls, South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,940
25th Percentile Wage
$34,980
50th Percentile Wage
$38,390
75th Percentile Wage
$45,830
90th Percentile Wage
$68,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,940.

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 Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201438,3903.80%6.12%
201336,9302.41%-
201236,040--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Sioux Falls with Other South Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,390 in Sioux Falls is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of South Dakota. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Sioux Falls is 27.2 percent (27.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Rapid City and 49.9 percent (49.9%) 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
$19,220

See also: Top paying jobs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.