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Legislator Salary Information in Wheeling, West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,810
25th Percentile Wage
$18,480
50th Percentile Wage
$19,280
75th Percentile Wage
$38,310
90th Percentile Wage
$79,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Wheeling, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,810.

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 Wheeling, 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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201619,280-0.88%6.79%
201419,4505.86%-
201318,3101.86%-
201217,970--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Wheeling with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $19,280 in Wheeling is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of West Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Wheeling is 50.9 percent (50.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Morgantown and 7.7 percent (7.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Cumberland.

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 Wheeling, West Virginia.