The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Gulf Coast 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$16,260|
|25th Percentile Wage||$17,630|
|50th Percentile Wage||$25,660|
|75th Percentile Wage||$56,800|
|90th Percentile Wage||$79,540|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Gulf Coast 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 $79,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,260.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $25,660 in Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area is 46.4 percent (46.4%) lower than that in the highest paying San Antonio-New Braunfels and 30.8 percent (30.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Victoria.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Wichita Falls|| |
|Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|El Paso|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |