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Legislator Salary Information in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,680
25th Percentile Wage
$18,300
50th Percentile Wage
$20,740
75th Percentile Wage
$23,730
90th Percentile Wage
$118,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$20,740
2.70% 14.85%
2016
$20,180
-1.68% -
2015
$20,520
5.07% -
2014
$19,480
2.31% -
2013
$19,030
7.20% -
2012
$17,660
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $20,740 in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin is 15.0 percent (15.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area and 13.3 percent (13.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnson City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$24,410
Memphis
$20,770
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$20,740
Knoxville
$20,180
Chattanooga
$19,790
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,770
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,270
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,170
Cleveland
$18,000
Johnson City
$17,980



See also: Top paying jobs in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee.