The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) has just released a survey which shows that judges in Ohio need a raise. According to NCSC, Ohio Judges have not had a raise since 2008, and they rank in the "bottom half" of judicial salaries nationwide. According to a Columbus Dispatch article which summarized the survey results:
"Ohio Supreme Court justices are paid $141,600 annually, far below California’s $218,237. Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor is paid $150,850, less than the average $157,759 for comparable top court judges in other states and well below California’s $228,856.
Ohio appellate judges receive $132,000, common pleas judges $121,350, full-time municipal judges $114,000, and part-time municipal and county court judges $65,650."
See also The Ohio Supreme Court's Press Release.