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 about the same as related careers in Ohio. On average, they make less than court reporters but more than security guards.

Career Median Salary
Court reporter salary $50K
Paralegal salary $45K
Bailiff salary $46K
Legal secretary salary $45K
Correctional officer salary $47K
Legislator salary $19K
Security guard salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)