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Chief Executives in Arkansas

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$105,100 Median Salary
260 Job Openings
  • Chief Executives in Arkansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chief Executives Work in Arkansas?

In 2018, there were 2,150 Chief Executives working in the state.

There were 2,140 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The amount of Chief Executives working in the state is similar to the average state.


Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, which is better than what is projected nationwide which is a decrease of 3.9%.


Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 260 annual Chief Executives job openings in Arkansas, and 3,780 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 20,000 annual jobs and 296,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Chief Executives Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $27,550 to $208,000 with $105,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.24 to $100. The median hourly rate was $50.53.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $50.93 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.40.

The median salary in Arkansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Arkansas 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
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,040 $143,350
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 340 $125,750
Fort Smith, AR-OK 160 $102,990
Jonesboro, AR 80 $119,220
Pine Bluff, AR 50 $102,600
Texarkana, TX-AR 30 $104,710
Hot Springs, AR 30 $117,320

Top States for Chief Executives Employment

The table below shows the states where most Chief Executives work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 30,290 $208,000
Florida 20,860 $171,000
New York 10,430 $208,000
Illinois 9,650 $208,000
Massachusetts 7,990 $208,000
Tennessee 6,680 $129,720
Arizona 6,630 $179,410
Pennsylvania 6,540 $208,000
Georgia 6,260 $208,000
Minnesota 5,970 $176,550
Virginia 5,760 $208,000
Texas 5,260 $208,000
Wisconsin 5,240 $127,330
Utah 4,850 $151,750
Ohio 4,420 $196,500
Missouri 4,410 $144,070
Indiana 4,220 $124,090
North Carolina 3,820 $205,220
Kansas 3,790 $149,880
Washington 3,690 $206,560

Below are the states where Chief Executives get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $208,000
Oregon $208,000
New Jersey $208,000
Texas $208,000
California $208,000
Nevada $208,000
Illinois $208,000
District of Columbia $208,000
Nebraska $208,000
Georgia $208,000

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