Chief Executives in Arizona
Get the information you need to know about working as a Chief Executive.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Chief Executives in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Chief Executives in Arizona is growing slower than average.
Chief Executives in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Chief Executives Work in Arizona?
6,630 people worked as Chief Executives in 2018 in this state.
There were 7,170 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,150 Chief Executives working in it, which means Arizona has more Chief Executives than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are growing at a rate of 2.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 680 annual job openings, and a total of 9,540 jobs for Arizona Chief Executives in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 20,000 annual jobs and 296,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Chief Executives Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $78,400 to $208,000 with $179,410 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $37.69 to $100. The median hourly rate was $86.26.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $79.95 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $6.31.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona Metros for Chief Executives
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Chief Executives.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ||80||$135,300|
|Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ||50||$166,690|
Top States for Chief Executives Employment
View the list below to see where most Chief Executives work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Chief Executives get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$208,000|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Chief Executive Career?
- Business, Management & Marketing
- Business Administration & Management
- Public Administration & Social Service
- Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods
- Finance & Financial Management
- Public Administration
- International Business
- General Business/Commerce
- Entrepreneurial Studies
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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