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How much does a Mayor make in the United States?

Average Mayor Yearly Salary in the United States

Mayors earn a median salary of $20,620 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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Mayor Earnings by Seniority

Top End Mayor Earnings

The highest earning Mayors in the United States earn:

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

Senior Mayors in the United States earn:

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

Experienced Mayors in the United States earn:

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

Junior Mayors in the United States earn:

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

Starting Mayors in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $16,620
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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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 - $49,890 # 1
Mayor Salary in New York - $81,350 # 2
Mayor Salary in Colorado - $58,140 # 3
Mayor Salary in California - $49,000 # 4
Mayor Salary in Hawaii - $46,530 # 5
Mayor Salary in Kansas - $30,540 # 6
Mayor Salary in Pennsylvania - $27,210 # 7
Mayor Salary in Nevada - $41,420 # 8
Mayor Salary in Wyoming - $33,110 # 9
Mayor Salary in Florida - $32,330 # 10
Mayor Salary in South Dakota - $37,710 # 11
Mayor Salary in New Jersey - $21,860 # 12
Mayor Salary in Maryland - $21,760 # 13
Mayor Salary in Arizona - $28,020 # 14
Mayor Salary in Oklahoma - $33,030 # 15
Mayor Salary in Connecticut - $32,920 # 16
Mayor Salary in Massachusetts - $19,150 # 17
Mayor Salary in Oregon - $22,720 # 18
Mayor Salary in Wisconsin - $18,320 # 19
Mayor Salary in Ohio - $19,030 # 20
Mayor Salary in Montana - $26,400 # 21
Mayor Salary in Iowa - $19,760 # 22
Mayor Salary in Utah - $19,470 # 23
Mayor Salary in Michigan - $18,890 # 24
Mayor Salary in Texas - $18,250 # 25
Mayor Salary in Illinois - $19,150 # 26
Mayor Salary in Tennessee - $18,600 # 27
Mayor Salary in West Virginia - $18,680 # 28
Mayor Salary in Missouri - $18,740 # 29
Mayor Salary in Virginia - $18,500 # 30
Mayor Salary in Mississippi - $19,290 # 31
Mayor Salary in Georgia - $17,770 # 32
Mayor Salary in Minnesota - $18,020 # 33
Mayor Salary in Nebraska - $18,130 # 34
Mayor Salary in Idaho - $17,910 # 35
Mayor Salary in Alabama - $18,510 # 36
Mayor Salary in Louisiana - $18,300 # 37
Mayor Salary in Arkansas - $17,530 # 38
Mayor Salary in New Mexico - $18,610 # 39
Mayor Salary in Rhode Island - $18,200 # 40
Mayor Salary in South Carolina - $17,820 # 41
Mayor Salary in New Hampshire - $17,740 # 42
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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