The cities in the local salary database are a part of Ohio’s most populous metropolitan areas as determined by the United States Census taken every 10 years. In 2010, the most populous cities in Ohio’s eight most populous metropolitan areas were—Akron, Canton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo, and Youngstown.
All data contained in this database comes from the local government entities. Any errors, omissions, inaccuracies, or misspelled names are contained in the original data provided by the local government. The city of Cincinnati did not respond to The Buckeye Institute’s request for employee salaries for the year 2018.