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Lawyer Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for lawyers in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of lawyers among Ohio cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Lawyers in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,270
25th Percentile Wage
$67,260
50th Percentile Wage
$95,700
75th Percentile Wage
$140,220
90th Percentile Wage
$196,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $196,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.61
25th Percentile Wage
$32.34
50th Percentile Wage
$46.01
75th Percentile Wage
$67.41
90th Percentile Wage
$94.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $94.58. The median hourly salary is $46.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lawyers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,700-0.51%1.30%
201596,190-1.29%-
201497,4303.13%-
201394,380-0.08%-
201294,460--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Lawyers in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of lawyers in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of lawyers in state of Ohio ranges from $61,210 to $107,080. The highest paying area for lawyers in Ohio is Columbus with a median annual salary of $107,080. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $98,230). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $61,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$107,080
Cincinnati-Middletown
$98,230
Dayton
$96,070
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$95,870
Canton-Massillon
$93,520
Akron
$90,760
Toledo
$85,710
Lima
$82,430
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$77,700
Mansfield
$76,000
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$71,530
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$65,820
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$63,670
Sandusky
$61,400
Springfield
$61,210



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