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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 information of legislators in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria 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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,380
25th Percentile Wage
$18,700
50th Percentile Wage
$19,930
75th Percentile Wage
$74,030
90th Percentile Wage
$136,720

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 $136,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,380.

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
$19,930
-0.55% -28.25%
2016
$20,040
2.64% -
2015
$19,510
-37.57% -
2014
$26,840
-4.66% -
2013
$28,090
9.01% -
2012
$25,560
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $19,930 in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of West Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is 6.9 percent (6.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Charleston and 10.7 percent (10.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Cumberland.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston
$21,410
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$20,090
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$19,930
Morgantown
$19,760
Wheeling
$19,680
Huntington-Ashland
$19,220
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$19,210
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$19,160
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$18,790
Steubenville-Weirton
$18,300
Cumberland
$17,790



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