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What is the average salary for Mayors in the United States?

Mayors earn an average salary of $39,320 per year. Salaries typically start from $16,620 and go up to $85,460.

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

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Highest

The top 10% of Mayors in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $85,460 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Mayors in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $56,060 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Mayors in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $20,620 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Mayors in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $17,950 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Mayors in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $16,620 per year

Historical salary for Mayors in the United States

Mayor salary by state

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