Mayor Salary

Mayors in the United States take home an average $62K annually. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Mayors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction for Mayors is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,764 - $145,437

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$24,764 - $145,437  
   
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$24,798 - $144,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Pay by Experience Level for Mayor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $59K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $56K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $90K in this role. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $100K.

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Experience Affects Mayor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%

Experienced
up arrow 46%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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