Legislature salaries

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District of Columbia $125,583

California $90,526

Virgin Islands $85,000

Pennsylvania $84,012

New York $79,500

Puerto Rico $73,775

Michigan $71,685

Illinois* $67,836

Ohio** $60,583

Massachusetts $60,032

Hawaii $57,852

Alaska $50,400

Wisconsin $49,943

New Jersey $49,000

Delaware $44,041

Maryland $43,500

Washington $42,106

Oklahoma $38,400

Missouri $35,915

Minnesota $31,141

Colorado $30,000

Florida $29,697

Connecticut $28,000

Iowa $25,000

Indiana $24,140

Arizona $24,000

Oregon $22,596

Tennessee $20,203

West Virginia $20,000

Virginia $18,000

Georgia $17,342

Louisiana*** $16,800

Idaho $16,438

Arkansas $15,869

Rhode Island $14,947

North Carolina $13,951

Maine**** $13,852

Nebraska $12,000

South Carolina $10,400

Mississippi $10,000

Texas $7,200

South Dakota $6,000

New Hampshire $100

New Mexico 0

Notes: Senators in Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming all are paid per day or week of legislative service. Daily compensation ranges from $10 to $188.22 a day.

* Illinois senators are required to forfeit one day of compensation per month.

** Ohio senators do not receive any per diem.

*** Louisiana senators receive $6,000 per year in expenses.

****Maine senators are paid $9,661 for their second year in regular session.

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