What is the average salary for a Senator?

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

$85,460
Senior

The top 25% of Senators in United States earn:

$56,060
Experienced

The middle 50% of Senators in United States earn:

$20,620
Junior

The bottom 25% of Senators in United States earn:

$17,950
Starting

The bottom 10% of Senators in United States earn:

$16,620

Historical salary

Senator salary by state

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

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