Ohio has several cities that are listed as high-threat, high-density risks for terrorism, and the state strongly emphasizes homeland security. Information on the 2012 salaries of the professionals in this field in Ohio is available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Salaries for professionals in the top tenth of their field are listed below. They are followed by the average salaries for these professions.
The salaries of protective service worker supervisors varied greatly throughout the state. Wages of those who earned higher than average salaries in selected cities are listed below:
- Cleveland – $74,280
- Toledo – $73,850
- Cincinnati – $71,770
Transportation security screeners tended to earn similar salaries throughout Ohio, while the wages of information security analysts in Columbus were much higher than the state’s average. Top earners made $140,020, while the average salary in the city was $96,040.
The information shown in these tables was furnished by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and represents salary data for many of the different homeland security jobs one could find in Ohio’s major cities.