Registered Nurses Salary Information in Ohio

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Registered Nurses in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,010
25th Percentile Wage
$55,620
50th Percentile Wage
$63,300
75th Percentile Wage
$75,130
90th Percentile Wage
$84,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,300
1.56% 5.20%
2016
$62,310
1.65% -
2015
$61,280
0.46% -
2014
$61,000
0.77% -
2013
$60,530
0.86% -
2012
$60,010
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Registered Nurses in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Ohio ranges from $50,880 to $69,170. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Ohio is Akron with a median annual salary of $69,170. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $67,420). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $50,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Akron
$69,170
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$67,420
Lima
$66,170
Dayton
$65,260
Cincinnati-Middletown
$64,050
Toledo
$62,590
Columbus
$62,460
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$59,700
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$59,080
Canton-Massillon
$59,050
Mansfield
$58,860
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$58,500
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$57,870
Sandusky
$57,170
Springfield
$50,880




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