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$208,000 Median Salary
  • Chief Executives in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chief Executives Work in District of Columbia?

There were approximately 1,880 workers employed as Chief Executives in this state in 2018.

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

That’s a decline of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in DC Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,150 Chief Executives working in it, which means District of Columbia has fewer Chief Executives than average.

Chief Executives in DC vs. the Average State

What do Chief Executives Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $152,820 to $208,000 with $208,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $73.47 to $100. The median hourly rate was $100.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $100 an hour.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Chief Executives Earnings: DC vs. National Average

Top District of Columbia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,520 $208,000

Top States for Chief Executives Employment

View the list below to see 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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