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Legislator Salary Information in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria 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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,380
25th Percentile Wage
$18,430
50th Percentile Wage
$20,040
75th Percentile Wage
$71,660
90th Percentile Wage
$104,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,380.

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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia. 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
201620,0402.64%-27.54%
201519,510-37.57%-
201426,840-4.66%-
201328,0909.01%-
201225,560--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $20,040, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of West Virginia, following the highest paying city Morgantown (median annual salary of $39,290). Compared with Morgantown, the median annual salary of legislators in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is 49.0 percent (49.0%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Morgantown
$39,290
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$20,040
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$19,950
Charleston
$19,500
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$19,340
Wheeling
$19,280
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$19,260
Steubenville-Weirton
$18,300
Cumberland
$17,790

See also: Top paying jobs in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia.