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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,960
25th Percentile Wage
$18,450
50th Percentile Wage
$19,260
75th Percentile Wage
$20,200
90th Percentile Wage
$68,340

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 $68,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$19,260
2.28% 2.28%
2016
$18,820
0.96% -
2015
$18,640
-5.90% -
2014
$19,740
-37.69% -
2013
$27,180
30.76% -
2012
$18,820
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $19,260 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 1.3 percent (1.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Toledo and 5.0 percent (5.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lima.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Toledo
$19,510
Akron
$19,410
Cincinnati-Middletown
$19,360
Canton-Massillon
$19,350
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$19,330
Dayton
$19,300
Columbus
$19,260
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$19,140
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$19,100
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$19,000
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$18,950
Mansfield
$18,720
Springfield
$18,650
Lima
$18,300



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.