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Frequently Asked Questions About the Minnesota Legislature

What is the current pay scale for Representatives and Senators?

A Legislator's salary is $46,500 per year and will be $48,250 effective July 1, 2021. See the Compensation of Minnesota Legislators, 1872 - present page for details. Lawmakers are also allowed to collect a per diem for living and travel expenses seven days a week during the regular legislative session. For more information, see the House Research Department publication State Elected Officials Compensation.