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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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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
10.35% 6.86%
-17.20% -
11.35% -
- -

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
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Bellingham, Washington.