The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Charleston, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Charleston is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,110|
|25th Percentile Wage||$19,820|
|50th Percentile Wage||$21,410|
|75th Percentile Wage||$23,430|
|90th Percentile Wage||$24,640|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Charleston, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $24,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,110.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $21,410, Charleston is the highest paying city for legislators in state of West Virginia, followed by Hagerstown-Martinsburg (median annual salary $20,090). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Charleston is 6.2 percent (6.2%) higher than that in Hagerstown-Martinsburg.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston, West Virginia.