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How much does a Senator make in the United States?

Average Senator Yearly Salary in the United States

Senators earn a median salary of $20,620 per year. Salaries typically start from $16,620 and go up to $85,460.

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Senator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Senator Earnings

The highest earning Senators in the United States earn:

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

Senior Senators in the United States earn:

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

Experienced Senators in the United States earn:

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

Junior Senators in the United States earn:

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

Starting Senators 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 Senators in the United States

Senator salary by state

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

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