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Legislator Salary Information in Bellingham, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Bellingham, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Bellingham 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 Bellingham, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,890
25th Percentile Wage
$22,900
50th Percentile Wage
$51,570
75th Percentile Wage
$64,880
90th Percentile Wage
$109,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Bellingham, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,570
10.35% 6.86%
2016
$46,230
-17.20% -
2013
$54,180
11.35% -
2012
$48,030
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Bellingham with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $51,570 in Bellingham is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Bellingham is 62.0 percent (62.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Mount Vernon-Anacortes and 62.0 percent (62.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lewiston.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$135,570
Bremerton-Silverdale
$113,670
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$93,890
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$88,830
Tacoma
$87,400
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$80,510
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$65,210
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$57,140
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$55,980
Spokane
$54,620
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,480
Bellingham
$51,570
Olympia
$47,480
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$37,290
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$35,360
Lewiston
$19,580



See also: Top paying jobs in Bellingham, Washington.