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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 $20,180 per year. Salaries typically start from $16,710 and go up to $87,880.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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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 $87,880
per year
Senior Legislator Earnings

Senior Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $59,720
per year
Experienced Legislator Earnings

Experienced Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $20,180
per year
Junior Legislator Earnings

Junior Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $18,010
per year
Starting Legislator Earnings

Starting Legislators in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $16,710
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 97% of all careers in the United States.

Lawyer Salary $114k
Hearing Officer Salary $87k
Coroner Salary $64k
Police Officer Salary $56k
Forensic Science Technician Salary $55k
Court Reporter Salary $49k
Judicial Law Clerk Salary $48k
Legal Secretary Salary $42k
Bailiff Salary $38k
Legislator Salary $20k

Historical salary for Legislators in the United States

Legislator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Legislator Salary in Washington - $65,770 # 1
Legislator Salary in New York - $83,220 # 2
Legislator Salary in Colorado - $57,310 # 3
Legislator Salary in California - $55,430 # 4
Legislator Salary in Hawaii - $57,820 # 5
Legislator Salary in Nevada - $34,870 # 6
Legislator Salary in Wyoming - $35,490 # 7
Legislator Salary in New Jersey - $22,290 # 8
Legislator Salary in South Dakota - $39,850 # 9
Legislator Salary in Florida - $32,440 # 10
Legislator Salary in Pennsylvania - $19,190 # 11
Legislator Salary in Oklahoma - $34,130 # 12
Legislator Salary in Iowa - $37,030 # 13
Legislator Salary in Maryland - $22,200 # 14
Legislator Salary in Connecticut - $33,020 # 15
Legislator Salary in Arizona - $26,670 # 16
Legislator Salary in Kansas - $21,930 # 17
Legislator Salary in Montana - $30,660 # 18
Legislator Salary in Texas - $18,610 # 19
Legislator Salary in Ohio - $19,020 # 20
Legislator Salary in Tennessee - $18,620 # 21
Legislator Salary in Illinois - $19,380 # 22
Legislator Salary in Oregon - $22,620 # 23
Legislator Salary in Michigan - $18,860 # 24
Legislator Salary in Utah - $19,480 # 25
Legislator Salary in Wisconsin - $18,140 # 26
Legislator Salary in Minnesota - $18,200 # 27
Legislator Salary in Virginia - $18,650 # 28
Legislator Salary in West Virginia - $19,120 # 29
Legislator Salary in Mississippi - $19,000 # 30
Legislator Salary in Idaho - $17,950 # 31
Legislator Salary in Georgia - $18,070 # 32
Legislator Salary in Rhode Island - $18,420 # 33
Legislator Salary in Missouri - $18,150 # 34
Legislator Salary in Alabama - $18,450 # 35
Legislator Salary in Nebraska - $18,140 # 36
Legislator Salary in New Mexico - $18,660 # 37
Legislator Salary in Arkansas - $17,550 # 38
Legislator Salary in Louisiana - $18,130 # 39
Legislator Salary in New Hampshire - $17,920 # 40
Legislator Salary in South Carolina - $17,810 # 41
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Legislator

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