What is the average salary for a Mayor?

The average salary of a Mayor is $39,320. Salaries start from $16,620 and go up to $85,460. Please note that the average salary for a Mayor 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 Mayors in United States earn:

$85,460
Senior

The top 25% of Mayors in United States earn:

$56,060
Experienced

The middle 50% of Mayors in United States earn:

$20,620
Junior

The bottom 25% of Mayors in United States earn:

$17,950
Starting

The bottom 10% of Mayors in United States earn:

$16,620

Historical salary

Mayor salary by state

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State 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 United States 39,320 10
Mayor Salary in Florida 39,180 11
Mayor Salary in South Dakota 38,930 12
Mayor Salary in New Jersey 38,600 13
Mayor Salary in Maryland 38,030 14
Mayor Salary in Arizona 35,490 15
Mayor Salary in Oklahoma 34,730 16
Mayor Salary in Connecticut 34,400 17
Mayor Salary in Massachusetts 33,220 18
Mayor Salary in Oregon 32,630 19
Mayor Salary in Wisconsin 31,260 20
Mayor Salary in Ohio 30,880 21
Mayor Salary in Montana 30,490 22
Mayor Salary in Iowa 30,280 23
Mayor Salary in Utah 30,250 24
Mayor Salary in Michigan 29,490 25
Mayor Salary in Texas 29,320 26
Mayor Salary in Illinois 28,920 27
Mayor Salary in Tennessee 28,470 28
Mayor Salary in West Virginia 27,540 29
Mayor Salary in Missouri 26,180 30
Mayor Salary in Virginia 25,320 31
Mayor Salary in Mississippi 25,310 32
Mayor Salary in Georgia 24,290 33
Mayor Salary in Minnesota 24,170 34
Mayor Salary in Nebraska 23,760 35
Mayor Salary in Idaho 23,490 36
Mayor Salary in Alabama 22,660 37
Mayor Salary in Louisiana 22,620 38
Mayor Salary in Arkansas 21,250 39
Mayor Salary in New Mexico 20,910 40
Mayor Salary in Rhode Island 20,310 41
Mayor Salary in South Carolina 18,720 42
Mayor Salary in New Hampshire 17,500 43

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