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

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
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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

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
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington.