Substitute Teacher Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for substitute teachers in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of substitute teachers amongst Ohio 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 Substitute Teachers in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,030
25th Percentile Wage
$22,620
50th Percentile Wage
$27,150
75th Percentile Wage
$32,150
90th Percentile Wage
$39,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute teachers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of substitute teachers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2017
$27,150
4.86% 9.58%
2016
$25,830
4.96% -
2015
$24,550
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Substitute Teachers in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of substitute teachers in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of substitute teachers in state of Ohio ranges from $21,680 to $32,080. The highest paying area for substitute teachers in Ohio is Cincinnati-Middletown with a median annual salary of $32,080. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $29,320). The lowest paying area is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $21,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cincinnati-Middletown
$32,080
Columbus
$29,320
Toledo
$27,680
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$27,460
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$27,400
Dayton
$25,760
Akron
$25,580
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$24,600
Springfield
$23,970
Canton-Massillon
$23,740
Lima
$23,710
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$23,630
Mansfield
$22,980
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$21,680




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