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Chief Executives in Florida

Want to work in Florida as a Chief Executive? Read this first!

6.6% Jobs Projection
$171,000 Median Salary
1,520 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Chief Executives in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Chief Executives in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Chief Executives in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chief Executives Work in Florida?

In Florida, there were 20,860 people working as Chief Executives in the year 2018.

There were 19,350 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,510 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in FL Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,150 Chief Executives working in it, which means Florida has more Chief Executives than average.

Chief Executives in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are growing at a rate of 6.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,520 annual job openings, and 20,510 total jobs in 2026 for Chief Executives in this state.

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

What do Chief Executives Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $53,110 to $208,000 with $171,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.53 to $100. The median hourly rate was $82.21.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $87.67 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $5.46.

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

Chief Executives Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida 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
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 690 $135,240
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 480 $96,400
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 440 $174,180
Tallahassee, FL 390 $91,450
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 370 $203,180
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 300 $118,480
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 290 $120,460
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 290 $141,500
Gainesville, FL 290 $160,450
Port St. Lucie, FL 210 $131,530
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 170 $104,930
Panama City, FL 170 $115,500
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 120 $162,510
Ocala, FL 120 $102,670
Punta Gorda, FL 60 $161,550
Sebring, FL 40 $93,150
The Villages, FL 40 $167,560
Homosassa Springs, FL 40 $136,790

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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