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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 information of legislators in Bellingham 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 Bellingham, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,880
25th Percentile Wage
$26,380
50th Percentile Wage
$46,230
75th Percentile Wage
$70,200
90th Percentile Wage
$105,130

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 $105,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,880.

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 Bellingham, Washington. 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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201646,230-17.20%-3.89%
201354,18011.35%-
201248,030--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $46,230 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 59.3 percent (59.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Bremerton-Silverdale and 31.7 percent (31.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$113,670
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$93,890
Tacoma
$87,400
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$87,090
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$61,800
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$54,160
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$53,010
Olympia
$48,890
Bellingham
$46,230
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$38,000
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$31,560

See also: Top paying jobs in Bellingham, Washington.