Legislator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Legislator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $51,130
Alabama $19,210
Arkansas $18,920
Arizona $40,140
California $53,930
Colorado $48,260
Connecticut $38,280
Florida $41,070
Georgia $18,220
Hawaii $58,920
Iowa $25,350
Idaho $17,690
Illinois $19,600
Indiana $36,910
Kansas $18,120
Louisiana $21,900
Maryland $37,080
Michigan $19,610
Minnesota $20,550
Missouri $18,930
Mississippi $18,880
Montana $30,420
North Dakota $18,700
Nebraska $20,120
New Hampshire $17,980
New Mexico $19,200
Nevada $36,340
New York $92,140
Ohio $19,350
Oklahoma $36,140
Oregon $24,580
Pennsylvania $20,160
Rhode Island $20,100
South Carolina $18,070
Tennessee $20,210
Texas $20,120
Utah $18,530
Virginia $18,950
Washington $48,460
Wisconsin $18,830
West Virginia $19,860
Wyoming $30,360

How do legislator salaries compare to similar careers?

Legislators earn 6% less than similar careers in Nevada. On average, they make less than judicial law clerks but more than security guards.

Career Median Salary
Judicial law clerk salary $61K
Fish and game warden salary $60K
Court reporter salary $59K
Probation officer salary $57K
Paralegal salary $54K
Legislator salary $36K
Bailiff salary $51K
Legal secretary salary $46K
Security guard salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)