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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,560
25th Percentile Wage
$54,600
50th Percentile Wage
$62,310
75th Percentile Wage
$73,760
90th Percentile Wage
$81,780

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 $81,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.87
25th Percentile Wage
$26.25
50th Percentile Wage
$29.95
75th Percentile Wage
$35.46
90th Percentile Wage
$39.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.32. The median hourly salary is $29.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.87.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,3101.65%3.69%
201561,2800.46%-
201461,0000.77%-
201360,5300.86%-
201260,010--

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 $48,360 to $67,530. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Ohio is Akron with a median annual salary of $67,530. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $66,800). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $48,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Akron
$67,530
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$66,800
Cincinnati-Middletown
$63,840
Lima
$63,550
Dayton
$63,060
Toledo
$62,580
Columbus
$60,990
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$59,130
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$58,130
Canton-Massillon
$57,930
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$57,560
Sandusky
$57,170
Mansfield
$57,140
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$55,600
Springfield
$48,360


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