Chief executive earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Chief executive salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Mississippi $99,830
Guam $94,750
Idaho $94,470
Puerto Rico $82,340
District of Columbia $290,560
Hawaii $289,860
Washington $279,590
South Dakota $272,780
Massachusetts $267,070
Texas $264,210
North Carolina $262,660
Michigan $258,270
New York $256,810
New Jersey $253,150
Oregon $251,440
Illinois $244,390
Virginia $243,750
Rhode Island $243,400
Connecticut $243,140
Pennsylvania $232,630
Nevada $224,580
Georgia $218,590
Maryland $199,820
California $193,350
Nebraska $193,010
Minnesota $180,610
Ohio $179,680
Indiana $175,860
Florida $173,940
Wisconsin $169,580
Iowa $168,850
South Carolina $164,970
Utah $162,790
Kentucky $162,770
Colorado $162,640
Missouri $162,630
Tennessee $152,660
New Hampshire $152,580
Louisiana $152,020
West Virginia $151,880
Vermont $132,430
Montana $131,210
Kansas $129,880
Virgin Islands, U.S. $128,460
Alaska $127,610
North Dakota $127,450
Alabama $127,170
Maine $125,510
Wyoming $125,420
Arizona $120,370
Oklahoma $109,460
Arkansas $100,970

How do chief executive salaries compare to similar careers?

Chief executives earn about the same as related careers in Wyoming. On average, they make less than industrial production managers but more than financial managers.

Career Median Salary
Industrial production manager salary $126K
Biomass power plant manager salary $126K
Chief executive salary $125K
Sustainability officer salary $125K
Marketing manager salary $102K
Bank manager salary $102K
Financial manager salary $102K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)