Chief executive earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Chief executive salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Iowa $208,130
Indiana $148,005
Illinois $208,341
New York $220,040
Pennsylvania $221,338
South Dakota $251,950
District of Columbia $247,500
Kansas $172,100
Rhode Island $242,350
Texas $239,680
New Jersey $233,050
Virginia $228,540
California $228,270
Arizona $179,410
Massachusetts $221,810
Nebraska $220,950
Washington $206,560
Georgia $218,590
Nevada $215,590
Idaho $94,470
Oregon $212,290
Connecticut $200,240
North Carolina $205,220
Louisiana $204,070
Michigan $203,290
Alabama $189,920
Hawaii $189,930
Ohio $196,500
Maryland $204,920
Colorado $180,190
Minnesota $176,550
Alaska $159,770
Kentucky $148,480
Florida $171,000
South Carolina $165,220
Arkansas $105,100
New Hampshire $154,510
North Dakota $135,310
Missouri $144,070
Utah $151,750
Oklahoma $128,860
Wisconsin $127,330
West Virginia $136,800
Maine $118,360
Tennessee $129,720
Guam $118,680
Virgin Islands $108,290
Vermont $111,500
Montana $108,100
Wyoming $123,970
Puerto Rico $96,530
Mississippi $105,160

How do chief executive salaries compare to similar careers?

Chief executives earn 60% more than similar careers in the United States.

Career Median Salary
Sustainability officer salary $190K
CEO salary $88K
Bank branch manager salary $123K
Natural sciences manager salary $124K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)