Develop, introduce, or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, state, or federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 45,500 people employed as legislators in the United States. The median annual salary is $37,270. Entry level employees earn approximately $17,850 per year and senior employees earn approximately $100,580 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.