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Legislator Salary Information in Salt Lake City, Utah

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Salt Lake City, Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City, Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,140
25th Percentile Wage
$19,520
50th Percentile Wage
$34,280
75th Percentile Wage
$34,290
90th Percentile Wage
$52,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Salt Lake City, Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,140.

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
$34,280
0.53% -0.06%
2016
$34,100
-0.35% -
2015
$34,220
10.64% -
2014
$30,580
-12.79% -
2013
$34,490
0.55% -
2012
$34,300
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Salt Lake City with Other Utah Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $34,280, Salt Lake City is the highest paying city for legislators in state of Utah, followed by Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $27,470). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Salt Lake City is 19.9 percent (19.9%) higher than that in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$34,280
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$27,470
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$18,810
Provo-Orem
$18,510
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$18,410
St George
$17,830
Ogden-Clearfield
$17,830
Logan
$17,690



See also: Top paying jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah.