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Legislator Salary Information in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,320
25th Percentile Wage
$17,710
50th Percentile Wage
$29,450
75th Percentile Wage
$70,900
90th Percentile Wage
$109,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,320.

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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas. 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
201629,45032.84%38.71%
201519,7804.04%-
201418,9804.90%-
201318,050--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $29,450 in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 35.3 percent (35.3%) lower than that in the highest paying San Antonio-New Braunfels and 35.8 percent (35.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$45,510
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,480
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,250
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,880
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,730
Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,800
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,450
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,200
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$26,090
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$24,680
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,680
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$18,900

See also: Top paying jobs in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas.