WHEELERweek – Legislative Pay and Budget Funds

Saturday, October 7, 2017

WHEELERweek – Historical data on Legislative pay and budgets

 

Year Legislative Pay /per year

(Without per diem)

% Change from previous year Total Biennium Budget

*All Funds

% Change over Prior Biennium
1971-73 $8,900 $5.5 billion
1973-75 $9,900 11.2% $7.0 billion 29.6%
1975-77 $15,681 60.2% $8.1 billion 15.0%
1977-79 $17,843 12.5% $10.2 billion 25.9%
1979-81 $19.767 10.8% $12.2 billion 18.5%
1981-83 $22,632 14.5% $14.3 billion 17.7%
1983-85 $22,632 0% $16.1 billion 12.7%
1985-87 $27,202 20.2% $18.3 billion 13.5%
1987-89 $29,992 10.3% $20.3 billion 11.1%
1989-91 $31,236 4.1% $22.9 billion 12.5%
1991-93 $33,622 7.6% $26.6 billion 16.4%
1993-95 $35,070 4.3% $30.7 billion 15.4%
1995-97 $38,056 8.5% $33.2 billion 8.2%
1997-99 $39,211 3.0% $37.6 billion 12.9%
1999-01 $41,809 6.6% $42.5 billion 13.2%
2001-03 $44,233 5.8% $47.1 billion 10.8%
2003-05 $45,569 3.0% $48.5 billion 2.8%
2005-07 $45,569 0% $52.8 billion 9.0%
2007-09 $47,413 4.0% $57.4 billion 8.7%
2009-11 $49,943 5.3% $63.0 billion 9.6%
2011-13 $49,943 0% $63.8 billion 1.4%
2013-15 $49,943 0% $69.0 billion 8.1%
2015-17 $50,950 2.0% $72.6 billion 5.2%
2017-19 $50,950 0% $76.0 billion 4.3%