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Legislator Salary Information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,110
25th Percentile Wage
$17,160
50th Percentile Wage
$18,900
75th Percentile Wage
$57,410
90th Percentile Wage
$124,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,110.

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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, 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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,9000.00%5.03%
201518,9002.65%-
201418,4000.76%-
201318,2601.70%-
201217,950--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,900, Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Texas, following city of San Antonio-New Braunfels (median annual salary of $45,510). Compared with the highest paying city San Antonio-New Braunfels, the median annual salary of legislators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 58.5 percent (58.5%) lower.

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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas.