How much does a Chief Executive make in the United States?

Average Chief Executive Yearly Salary in the United States

Chief Executives earn an average yearly salary of $188,618.

Average Chief Executive Hourly Wage in the United States

Chief Executives earn an average hourly wage of $90.68.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

89%
Full-Time
11%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.6
SCORE
180
RATINGS
Chief Executives average a score of 3.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Chief Executives in the 92th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Chief Executive satisfaction

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Chief Executive Earnings by Seniority

Experienced Chief Executive Earnings

Experienced Chief Executives in the United States earn:

$84.10
an hour
$174,924.2
per year
Junior Chief Executive Earnings

Junior Chief Executives in the United States earn:

$53.11
an hour
$110,464.7
per year
Starting Chief Executive Earnings

Starting Chief Executives in the United States earn:

$32.48
an hour
$67,561.5
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Chief Executive Salary Comparison

Chief Executives earn more than 100% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Chief Executive salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Chief Executive Salary in South Dakota $116.45 $242,220 # 1
Chief Executive Salary in North Carolina $108.91 $226,540 # 2
Chief Executive Salary in Rhode Island $107.11 $222,790 # 3
Chief Executive Salary in New York $105.49 $219,410 # 4
Chief Executive Salary in Texas $105.23 $218,880 # 5
Chief Executive Salary in New Jersey $105.05 $218,500 # 6
Chief Executive Salary in Nebraska $104.81 $218,010 # 7
Chief Executive Salary in California $104.25 $216,840 # 8
Chief Executive Salary in Colorado $102.93 $214,090 # 9
Chief Executive Salary in Georgia $102.40 $212,990 # 10
Chief Executive Salary in Connecticut $102.39 $212,970 # 11
Chief Executive Salary in Florida $102.14 $212,460 # 12
Chief Executive Salary in Massachusetts $101.92 $212,000 # 13
Chief Executive Salary in Virginia $101.90 $211,950 # 14
Chief Executive Salary in District of Columbia $101.88 $211,900 # 15
Chief Executive Salary in Alabama $100.63 $209,300 # 16
Chief Executive Salary in Pennsylvania $100.07 $208,150 # 17
Chief Executive Salary in Ohio $94.87 $197,330 # 18
Chief Executive Salary in New Hampshire $94.17 $195,870 # 19
Chief Executive Salary in Maryland $93.33 $194,130 # 20
Chief Executive Salary in Washington $93.02 $193,480 # 21
Chief Executive Salary in Vermont $92.83 $193,090 # 22
Chief Executive Salary in Illinois $91.71 $190,750 # 23
Chief Executive Salary in Minnesota $91.38 $190,070 # 24
Chief Executive Salary in United States $90.68 $188,617.5 # 25
Chief Executive Salary in Michigan $88.82 $184,740 # 26
Chief Executive Salary in Arizona $88.75 $184,600 # 27
Chief Executive Salary in Nevada $88.27 $183,610 # 28
Chief Executive Salary in Oregon $87.35 $181,690 # 29
Chief Executive Salary in Iowa $85.06 $176,920 # 30
Chief Executive Salary in Louisiana $84.72 $176,220 # 31
Chief Executive Salary in Hawaii $84.04 $174,800 # 32
Chief Executive Salary in Kentucky $83.41 $173,490 # 33
Chief Executive Salary in South Carolina $80.33 $167,090 # 34
Chief Executive Salary in Alaska $80.19 $166,790 # 35
Chief Executive Salary in North Dakota $78.90 $164,120 # 36
Chief Executive Salary in Missouri $78.89 $164,090 # 37
Chief Executive Salary in Kansas $78.79 $163,880 # 38
Chief Executive Salary in Tennessee $76.88 $159,900 # 39
Chief Executive Salary in Utah $76.41 $158,930 # 40
Chief Executive Salary in Maine $75.83 $157,730 # 41
Chief Executive Salary in Oklahoma $74.81 $155,600 # 42
Chief Executive Salary in Indiana $71.95 $149,660 # 43
Chief Executive Salary in Wyoming $70.44 $146,520 # 44
Chief Executive Salary in Wisconsin $70.30 $146,220 # 45
Chief Executive Salary in West Virginia $64.78 $134,750 # 46
Chief Executive Salary in Montana $61.50 $127,930 # 47
Chief Executive Salary in Mississippi $55.93 $116,330 # 48
Chief Executive Salary in Idaho $52.98 $110,190 # 49
Chief Executive Salary in Puerto Rico $51.15 $106,400 # 50
Chief Executive Salary in Arkansas $50.06 $104,130 # 51
Chief Executive Salary in Guam $46.57 $96,870 # 52