What is the average salary for a Legislator?

The average salary of a Legislator is $39,320. Salaries start from $16,620 and go up to $85,460. Please note that the average salary for a Legislator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Legislators in United States earn:

$85,460
Senior

The top 25% of Legislators in United States earn:

$56,060
Experienced

The middle 50% of Legislators in United States earn:

$20,620
Junior

The bottom 25% of Legislators in United States earn:

$17,950
Starting

The bottom 10% of Legislators in United States earn:

$16,620

Historical salary

Legislator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Legislator Salary in Washington 81,350 1
Legislator Salary in New York 80,910 2
Legislator Salary in Colorado 65,630 3
Legislator Salary in California 54,300 4
Legislator Salary in Hawaii 50,630 5
Legislator Salary in Kansas 42,210 6
Legislator Salary in Pennsylvania 41,430 7
Legislator Salary in Nevada 41,250 8
Legislator Salary in Wyoming 40,390 9
Legislator Salary in United States 39,320 10
Legislator Salary in Florida 39,180 11
Legislator Salary in South Dakota 38,930 12
Legislator Salary in New Jersey 38,600 13
Legislator Salary in Maryland 38,030 14
Legislator Salary in Arizona 35,490 15
Legislator Salary in Oklahoma 34,730 16
Legislator Salary in Connecticut 34,400 17
Legislator Salary in Massachusetts 33,220 18
Legislator Salary in Oregon 32,630 19
Legislator Salary in Wisconsin 31,260 20
Legislator Salary in Ohio 30,880 21
Legislator Salary in Montana 30,490 22
Legislator Salary in Iowa 30,280 23
Legislator Salary in Utah 30,250 24
Legislator Salary in Michigan 29,490 25
Legislator Salary in Texas 29,320 26
Legislator Salary in Illinois 28,920 27
Legislator Salary in Tennessee 28,470 28
Legislator Salary in West Virginia 27,540 29
Legislator Salary in Missouri 26,180 30
Legislator Salary in Virginia 25,320 31
Legislator Salary in Mississippi 25,310 32
Legislator Salary in Georgia 24,290 33
Legislator Salary in Minnesota 24,170 34
Legislator Salary in Nebraska 23,760 35
Legislator Salary in Idaho 23,490 36
Legislator Salary in Alabama 22,660 37
Legislator Salary in Louisiana 22,620 38
Legislator Salary in Arkansas 21,250 39
Legislator Salary in New Mexico 20,910 40
Legislator Salary in Rhode Island 20,310 41
Legislator Salary in South Carolina 18,720 42
Legislator Salary in New Hampshire 17,500 43

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