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Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $37,125
Statewide median: $49,510.31

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Legislators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$23,562.00 $38,381.00 $80,850.00
Minnesota
$22,151.00 $37,124.00 $63,652.00
Central Minnesota
$22,215.00 $36,941.00 $44,851.00
Northeast Minnesota
$21,591.00 $21,958.00 $38,202.00
Northwest Minnesota
$21,591.00 $21,669.00 $29,382.00
Southeast Minnesota
$21,591.00 $22,793.00 $36,843.00
Southwest Minnesota
$21,790.00 $23,594.00 $41,549.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$21,957.00 $22,260.00 $44,838.00

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 550 workers employed in this very small career.

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,342 new Legislators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Legislators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 52,200 56,100 4,000 7.6%
Minnesota 1,661 1,766 105 6.3%
Central Minnesota 190 209 19 10%
Northeast Minnesota 158 175 17 10.8%
Southeast Minnesota 348 383 35 10.1%
Southwest Minnesota 218 230 12 5.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 387 405 18 4.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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