Chief Executive Salary

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What is the average salary for a Chief Executive?

The average salary of a Chief Executive is $178,400. Please note that the average salary for a Chief Executive may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Experienced

The middle 50% of Chief Executives in United States earn:

$171,610
Junior

The bottom 25% of Chief Executives in United States earn:

$110,610
Starting

The bottom 10% of Chief Executives in United States earn:

$75,030

Historical salary

Chief Executive salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Chief Executive Salary in Connecticut 211,850 1
Chief Executive Salary in Rhode Island 209,240 2
Chief Executive Salary in North Carolina 205,970 3
Chief Executive Salary in Massachusetts 201,970 4
Chief Executive Salary in New York 199,650 5
Chief Executive Salary in New Jersey 197,740 6
Chief Executive Salary in Florida 196,200 7
Chief Executive Salary in Nebraska 195,070 8
Chief Executive Salary in Washington 192,930 9
Chief Executive Salary in Virginia 192,140 10
Chief Executive Salary in California 191,550 11
Chief Executive Salary in Ohio 188,570 12
Chief Executive Salary in Maryland 187,530 13
Chief Executive Salary in Oregon 187,140 14
Chief Executive Salary in Louisiana 186,270 15
Chief Executive Salary in Pennsylvania 186,130 16
Chief Executive Salary in Texas 185,090 17
Chief Executive Salary in New Hampshire 184,950 18
Chief Executive Salary in District of Columbia 184,600 19
Chief Executive Salary in Alabama 183,750 20
Chief Executive Salary in Georgia 180,780 21
Chief Executive Salary in Nevada 179,230 22
Chief Executive Salary in United States 178,400 23
Chief Executive Salary in Indiana 175,350 24
Chief Executive Salary in Wisconsin 173,120 25
Chief Executive Salary in Alaska 172,830 26
Chief Executive Salary in Minnesota 172,520 27
Chief Executive Salary in Colorado 169,910 28
Chief Executive Salary in South Dakota 167,200 29
Chief Executive Salary in Michigan 166,640 30
Chief Executive Salary in Illinois 165,020 31
Chief Executive Salary in Arizona 164,660 32
Chief Executive Salary in Kentucky 162,770 33
Chief Executive Salary in Vermont 162,210 34
Chief Executive Salary in North Dakota 161,380 35
Chief Executive Salary in Kansas 157,890 36
Chief Executive Salary in Iowa 157,440 37
Chief Executive Salary in Tennessee 157,070 38
Chief Executive Salary in Utah 153,690 39
Chief Executive Salary in South Carolina 152,730 40
Chief Executive Salary in Missouri 150,400 41
Chief Executive Salary in Maine 148,870 42
Chief Executive Salary in Oklahoma 144,880 43
Chief Executive Salary in Hawaii 144,680 44
Chief Executive Salary in Arkansas 142,180 45
Chief Executive Salary in Mississippi 132,740 46
Chief Executive Salary in Wyoming 132,210 47
Chief Executive Salary in West Virginia 128,760 48
Chief Executive Salary in Virgin Islands 126,940 49
Chief Executive Salary in Idaho 122,680 50
Chief Executive Salary in Puerto Rico 117,190 51
Chief Executive Salary in Montana 112,980 52
Chief Executive Salary in Guam 88,950 53