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Legislator Salary Information in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro 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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,420
25th Percentile Wage
$20,200
50th Percentile Wage
$53,010
75th Percentile Wage
$92,630
90th Percentile Wage
$144,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,420.

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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, 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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,0100.02%1.21%
201553,000-2.87%-
201454,5204.51%-
201352,060-0.60%-
201252,370--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $53,010 in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 53.4 percent (53.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Bremerton-Silverdale and 40.5 percent (40.5%) 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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington.