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Legislator Salary Information in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area 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 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,370
25th Percentile Wage
$41,000
50th Percentile Wage
$46,400
75th Percentile Wage
$54,270
90th Percentile Wage
$61,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,370.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,400
1.98% 27.11%
2016
$45,480
2.48% -
2015
$44,350
7.53% -
2014
$41,010
15.14% -
2013
$34,800
2.82% -
2012
$33,820
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $46,400, Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Texas, following the highest paying city San Antonio-New Braunfels (median annual salary of $47,840). Compared with San Antonio-New Braunfels, the median annual salary of legislators in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area is 3.0 percent (3.0%) lower.

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 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas.