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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,540
25th Percentile Wage
$40,850
50th Percentile Wage
$44,190
75th Percentile Wage
$47,540
90th Percentile Wage
$49,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Western 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 $49,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,540.

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 Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, 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 Growth3-Year Growth
201544,1903.15%4.59%
201442,8001.94%-
201341,970-0.45%-
201242,160--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $44,190, Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of South Dakota, following the highest paying city Rapid City (median annual salary of $52,710). Compared with Rapid City, the median annual salary of legislators in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is 16.2 percent (16.2%) lower.

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 Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota.