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Legislator Salary Information in Richmond, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Richmond, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Richmond 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 Richmond, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,080
25th Percentile Wage
$17,070
50th Percentile Wage
$18,710
75th Percentile Wage
$29,250
90th Percentile Wage
$74,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Richmond, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,080.

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 Richmond, Virginia. 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
201618,7100.32%1.02%
201518,6501.93%-
201418,2901.26%-
201318,060-2.55%-
201218,520--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Richmond with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,710, Richmond is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Virginia, following the highest paying city Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (median annual salary of $21,260). Compared with Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, the median annual salary of legislators in Richmond is 12.0 percent (12.0%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$21,260
Richmond
$18,710
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$18,530
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$18,340
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$18,260
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$17,860
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$17,630

See also: Top paying jobs in Richmond, Virginia.