Average Salary in Columbus, Ohio
About Columbus Salaries
The average salary in Columbus, Ohio is $51,781. Trends in wages are growing with a 0.2 percent increase over last quarter as of Q2 2017. The cost of living in Columbus is 10.4 percent lower than the national average. The most popular occupations in Columbus are Operations Manager, Mechanical Engineer, and Software Developer which pay between $63,803 and $69,876 annually. The most popular industries in Columbus are Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance and Financial Services. Some popular Columbus employers include J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Ohio State University (OSU), and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.