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Council Member Salary in the United States

How much does a Council Member make in the United States? The salary range for a Council Member job is from $28,441 to $44,005 per year in the United States. Click on the filter to check out Council Member job salaries by hourly, weekly, biweekly, semimonthly, monthly, and yearly.

Average base salary
updated at September 26, 2022
$34,661
Per Year
The average salary for a Council Member is $34,661
per Year in the United States.
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Base Salary
$28,441
$34,661
Medium
$44,005

Highest Paying Cities for Council Member in the United States

Council Member salaries in the United States will pay differently by cities. Below following are the eight cities with the highest income for Council Member jobs in the United States. The city with the highest salary is San Jose. Click on the Council Member salary in cities you are interested in to view detailed job salary information.

States with Higher Salaries for Council Member

The five states where Council Member jobs get higher salaries in the United States are: Alaska, California, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. Compared with the average salary of a Council Member in the United States, the state of Alaska with the highest job income for this job. The second and third states are California and District of Columbia respectively. The high or low salary paid to Council Member by the US has a greater relationship with the demand for jobs and the cost of living.

How Much Do Similar Professions Get Paid in the United States?

There are some different titles for Council Member jobs, and the job title of Council Member will vary in different companies. The job title has a lot to do with the department and responsibilities, and the same job title will vary in different departments. The following list is the salary of jobs similar to Council Member, start to view Council Member-related jobs you are interested in.
City Council Member
Average salary
United States
$28,012
per Year
Council Director
Average salary
United States
$89,608
per Year
Regional Manager-Action Council
Average salary
United States
$326,125
per Year
Administrative Assistant, Recording Secretary for Academic Council
Average salary
United States
$43,456
per Year
Crew Member / Team Member
Average salary
United States
$23,580
per Year
Board Member
Average salary
United States
$73,401
per Year

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What Does a Council Member Do?

"This is a huge drain on city resources, it’s a bad way of doing business and it's irresponsible to continue down this path," San Diego City Council member Sean Elo-Rivera said.

December 01, 2021

] The Mayor and Council also sit as members of the Successor Agency to the Former Redevelopment Agency, Parking Authority, Public Financing Authority and Housing Authority. Council Meetings are held on the first and Third Tuesdays of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m.

November 29, 2021

A man was pronounced dead at the home of Gilroy City Council Member Rebeca Armendariz, and the three survivors were hospitalized, two with "life-threatening injuries," the Gilroy Police Department said in a statement.

November 21, 2021

The council member said San Diego is the only city in the county and the only big city in California in which single-family homeowners don't directly pay for trash pickup.

November 08, 2021

Born in Encino, Council Member Judge came to Simi Valley as an infant and has called Simi Valley home ever since.

November 06, 2021

Most Common Benefits for Council Member

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Healthcare
401(k)
Pension
Disability
Time Off (days)

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