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Legislator Salary Information in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, 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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $191,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
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25th Percentile Wage
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50th Percentile Wage
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75th Percentile Wage
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90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, 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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,000 in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 66.6 percent (66.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Bremerton-Silverdale and 16.9 percent (16.9%) 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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.