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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,370
25th Percentile Wage
$17,560
50th Percentile Wage
$19,570
75th Percentile Wage
$46,290
90th Percentile Wage
$89,000

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 $89,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,370.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$19,570
-50.49% 7.77%
2016
$29,450
32.84% -
2015
$19,780
4.04% -
2014
$18,980
4.90% -
2013
$18,050
- -

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 $19,570 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 59.1 percent (59.1%) lower than that in the highest paying San Antonio-New Braunfels and 9.2 percent (9.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Victoria.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$47,840
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,400
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,050
Wichita Falls
$43,150
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,020
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$36,270
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,650
Fort Worth-Arlington
$26,700
El Paso
$26,290
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$25,660
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$24,680
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$19,570
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,530
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$19,230
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$19,210
Texarkana-Texarkana
$19,190
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$19,170
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$19,170
Corpus Christi
$17,950
Victoria
$17,760



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