Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
55,020 1.3 % (4) $40,430 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $16,710 $18,010 $20,180 $59,720 $87,880
  (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) 51,400 0.97 (4) $40,230
State Government (OES Designation) 3,620 0.17 (4) $43,290

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) 51,400 0.97 (4) $40,230
State Government (OES Designation) 3,620 0.17 (4) $43,290

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 3,620 0.17 (4) $43,290
Local Government (OES Designation) 51,400 0.97 (4) $40,230


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 6,470 0.73 1.80 (4) $82,650
Illinois 4,330 0.75 1.84 (4) $32,230
Ohio 3,050 0.59 1.44 (4) $33,780
California 2,980 0.20 0.48 (4) $59,160
New Jersey 2,720 0.70 1.73 (4) $40,620



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 920 1.46 3.59 (4) $24,870
Nebraska 1,250 1.32 3.25 (4) $21,770
Mississippi 1,030 0.94 2.31 (4) $25,770
Iowa 1,370 0.90 2.22 (4) $38,340
West Virginia 620 0.87 2.14 (4) $26,950



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington (8) (8) (8) (4) $94,890
New York 6,470 0.73 1.80 (4) $82,650
Colorado 600 0.25 0.62 (4) $60,650
California 2,980 0.20 0.48 (4) $59,160
Hawaii 120 0.19 0.46 (4) $58,760




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 1,560 0.41 1.02 (4) $39,270
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,030 0.19 0.47 (4) $67,440
St. Louis, MO-IL 980 0.75 1.85 (4) $25,100
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 880 0.37 0.90 (4) $30,090
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 700 2.05 5.03 (8) (8)
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 680 0.68 1.66 (8) (8)
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 670 0.70 1.72 (8) (8)
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 660 0.65 1.61 (4) $38,580
Rochester, NY 550 1.11 2.73 (4) $89,180
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 500 1.02 2.49 (4) $19,630



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 170 3.41 8.37 (4) $80,470
Utica-Rome, NY 320 2.67 6.55 (4) $79,630
Ocean City, NJ 90 2.34 5.74 (8) (8)
Danville, IL 60 2.17 5.33 (4) $41,550
Logan, UT-ID 110 2.08 5.11 (4) $28,330
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 700 2.05 5.03 (8) (8)
Lewiston, ID-WA 50 2.02 4.96 (4) $44,230
Elmira, NY 70 1.99 4.89 (4) $83,550
Kingston, NY 100 1.82 4.48 (4) $84,620
Binghamton, NY 180 1.80 4.42 (4) $83,780