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Legislator Salary Information in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area 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 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,890
25th Percentile Wage
$39,820
50th Percentile Wage
$55,980
75th Percentile Wage
$62,920
90th Percentile Wage
$155,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,980. 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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,980
-10.40% 19.70%
2016
$61,800
-1.34% -
2015
$62,630
9.50% -
2014
$56,680
24.22% -
2013
$42,950
-4.66% -
2012
$44,950
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,980 in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area is 58.7 percent (58.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Mount Vernon-Anacortes and 65.0 percent (65.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lewiston.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$135,570
Bremerton-Silverdale
$113,670
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$93,890
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$88,830
Tacoma
$87,400
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$80,510
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$65,210
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$57,140
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$55,980
Spokane
$54,620
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,480
Bellingham
$51,570
Olympia
$47,480
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$37,290
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$35,360
Lewiston
$19,580



See also: Top paying jobs in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington.