Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

11-1031 Legislators

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


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
55,800 1.3 % (4) $39,320 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $16,620 $17,950 $20,620 $56,060 $85,460
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 51,690 0.94 (4) $39,220
State Government (OES Designation) 4,110 0.19 (4) $40,630

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 51,690 0.94 (4) $39,220
State Government (OES Designation) 4,110 0.19 (4) $40,630

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 4,110 0.19 (4) $40,630
Local Government (OES Designation) 51,690 0.94 (4) $39,220


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 6,620 0.77 1.82 (4) $80,910
Illinois 4,090 0.72 1.70 (4) $28,920
Ohio 3,400 0.66 1.58 (4) $30,880
California 2,920 0.20 0.47 (4) $54,300
Pennsylvania 2,820 0.50 1.19 (4) $41,430




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Idaho 940 1.54 3.65 (4) $23,490
Nebraska 1,110 1.20 2.84 (4) $23,760
West Virginia 820 1.15 2.74 (4) $27,540
Mississippi 1,180 1.09 2.59 (4) $25,310
South Dakota 410 1.01 2.41 (4) $38,930




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 1,060 0.37 0.89 (4) $81,350
New York 6,620 0.77 1.82 (4) $80,910
Colorado 500 0.22 0.52 (4) $65,630
California 2,920 0.20 0.47 (4) $54,300
Hawaii 120 0.20 0.48 (4) $50,630





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,570 0.42 1.01 (4) $34,020
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 960 0.18 0.43 (4) $65,900
St. Louis, MO-IL 850 0.66 1.56 (4) $24,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 790 0.34 0.81 (4) $30,870
Columbus, OH 780 0.83 1.97 (4) $39,150
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 720 2.19 5.20 (8) (8)
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 710 1.67 3.97 (4) $85,080
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 680 0.67 1.59 (4) $31,600
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 630 0.57 1.35 (4) $22,910
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 630 0.66 1.56 (4) $39,720




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Glens Falls, NY 180 3.43 8.15 (4) $84,350
Bismarck, ND 190 2.72 6.46 (8) (8)
Jefferson City, MO 190 2.63 6.25 (4) $35,850
Utica-Rome, NY 300 2.45 5.82 (4) $77,150
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 720 2.19 5.20 (8) (8)
Kingston, NY 120 2.09 4.96 (4) $80,090
Elmira, NY 70 2.03 4.83 (4) $81,460
Logan, UT-ID 100 1.96 4.66 (4) $28,210
Olympia, WA 170 1.77 4.20 (4) $42,880
Binghamton, NY 180 1.77 4.19 (4) $82,800


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