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Legislator Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for legislators in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of legislators amongst Ohio metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,860
25th Percentile Wage
$18,360
50th Percentile Wage
$19,190
75th Percentile Wage
$20,290
90th Percentile Wage
$69,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,860.

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
$19,190
1.62% 3.86%
2016
$18,880
1.06% -
2015
$18,680
-1.82% -
2014
$19,020
-0.05% -
2013
$19,030
3.05% -
2012
$18,450
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Legislators in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of legislators in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of legislators in state of Ohio ranges from $18,300 to $19,510. The highest paying area for legislators in Ohio is Toledo with a median annual salary of $19,510. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Akron (mean annual salary $19,410). The lowest paying area is Lima with a median annual salary of $18,300.

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




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