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Legislator Salary Information in Columbus, Ohio

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Columbus, Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Columbus is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,520
25th Percentile Wage
$18,010
50th Percentile Wage
$18,820
75th Percentile Wage
$19,710
90th Percentile Wage
$61,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Columbus, Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Columbus, Ohio. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,8200.96%0.00%
201518,640-5.90%-
201419,740-37.69%-
201327,18030.76%-
201218,820--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Columbus with Other Ohio Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,820 in Columbus is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Ohio. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Columbus is 2.1 percent (2.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Canton-Massillon and 2.8 percent (2.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lima.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Canton-Massillon
$19,220
Toledo
$19,100
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$19,020
Cincinnati-Middletown
$18,980
Akron
$18,940
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$18,890
Dayton
$18,860
Columbus
$18,820
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$18,800
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$18,760
Mansfield
$18,720
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$18,650
Lima
$18,300

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.