$23k $23k
58k 58k
-0.7% -0.7%
3.5/5 3.5/5
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How much does a Legislator make in the United States?

Average Legislator Yearly Salary in the United States

Legislators earn a median salary of $23,470 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,230 and go up to $96,500.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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3.1
SCORE
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Legislators average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Legislators in the 55th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Legislator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Legislator Earnings

The highest earning Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $96,500
per year
Senior Legislator Earnings

Senior Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $67,670
per year
Experienced Legislator Earnings

Experienced Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $23,470
per year
Junior Legislator Earnings

Junior Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $18,560
per year
Starting Legislator Earnings

Starting Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $17,230
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Legislator salary comparison

Legislators earn less than 100% percent of Law careers. Legislator salaries are in the bottom 96% of all careers in the United States.

Judge Salary $126k
Compliance Manager Salary $105k
Customs Inspector Salary $79k
Coroner Salary $66k
Police Officer Salary $59k
Fish And Game Warden Salary $52k
Court Reporter Salary $51k
Probation Officer Salary $50k
Legal Secretary Salary $44k
Bailiff Salary $42k
Legislator Salary $23k
Source:

Historical salary for Legislators in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Legislator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Legislator Salary in New York - $90,300 # 1
Legislator Salary in Washington - $55,070 # 2
Legislator Salary in Iowa - $36,310 # 3
Legislator Salary in California - $55,670 # 4
Legislator Salary in Hawaii - $58,480 # 5
Legislator Salary in Colorado - $41,700 # 6
Legislator Salary in Nevada - $36,340 # 7
Legislator Salary in Florida - $39,900 # 8
Legislator Salary in Montana - $41,870 # 9
Legislator Salary in Pennsylvania - $20,160 # 10
Legislator Salary in Alaska - $50,840 # 11
Legislator Salary in Wyoming - $36,620 # 12
Legislator Salary in Connecticut - $37,050 # 13
Legislator Salary in Texas - $33,270 # 14
Legislator Salary in Oklahoma - $40,450 # 15
Legislator Salary in Arizona - $29,370 # 16
Legislator Salary in Tennessee - $19,000 # 17
Legislator Salary in Illinois - $19,600 # 18
Legislator Salary in Maryland - $35,470 # 19
Legislator Salary in Wisconsin - $18,830 # 20
Legislator Salary in Michigan - $19,420 # 21
Legislator Salary in Oregon - $23,600 # 22
Legislator Salary in Minnesota - $19,530 # 23
Legislator Salary in Rhode Island - $20,100 # 24
Legislator Salary in Indiana - $20,930 # 25
Legislator Salary in Ohio - $18,880 # 26
Legislator Salary in Utah - $19,050 # 27
Legislator Salary in West Virginia - $19,530 # 28
Legislator Salary in Missouri - $18,470 # 29
Legislator Salary in Kansas - $18,660 # 30
Legislator Salary in Nebraska - $19,430 # 31
Legislator Salary in Virginia - $18,560 # 32
Legislator Salary in Louisiana - $18,730 # 33
Legislator Salary in Alabama - $18,560 # 34
Legislator Salary in Mississippi - $18,270 # 35
Legislator Salary in Georgia - $18,230 # 36
Legislator Salary in New Mexico - $19,010 # 37
Legislator Salary in Arkansas - $18,530 # 38
Legislator Salary in Idaho - $17,840 # 39
Legislator Salary in New Hampshire - $17,850 # 40
Legislator Salary in South Carolina - $17,780 # 41
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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