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Legislator Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for legislators in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of legislators among Utah areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Legislators in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,210
25th Percentile Wage
$17,280
50th Percentile Wage
$19,050
75th Percentile Wage
$34,100
90th Percentile Wage
$48,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,210.

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 Utah in 5 percentile scales. 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
201619,050-0.84%-0.10%
201519,210-1.41%-
201419,4800.05%-
201319,4702.05%-
201219,070--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Legislators in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of legislators in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of legislators in state of Utah ranges from $18,000 to $34,100. The highest paying area for legislators in Utah is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $34,100. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $18,410). The lowest paying area is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $18,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$34,100
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$18,410
Logan
$18,220
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$18,220
Provo-Orem
$18,190
Ogden-Clearfield
$18,000



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