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Legislator Salary Information in Chattanooga, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Chattanooga, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,410
25th Percentile Wage
$17,640
50th Percentile Wage
$19,820
75th Percentile Wage
$24,730
90th Percentile Wage
$71,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,410.

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 Chattanooga, Tennessee. 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 Growth1-Year Growth
201319,8201.61%1.61%
201219,500--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Chattanooga with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $19,820, Chattanooga is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Tennessee, following the highest paying city Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (median annual salary of $20,180). Compared with Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, the median annual salary of legislators in Chattanooga is 1.8 percent (1.8%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$20,180
Chattanooga
$19,820
Knoxville
$19,350
Memphis
$19,230
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,610
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,210
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,110
Johnson City
$17,980
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$17,940

See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.