Legislator Career

Job Description: Develop, introduce or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, State, or Federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.


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Legislator Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$44,820

Median Hourly Wage

$21.55*

Total Employed Nationally

53,670


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.