Chief Executives in Florida
Considering a career as a Chief Executive in Florida?
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?
20,860 people worked as Chief Executives in 2018 in this state.
There were 19,350 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,510 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,150 Chief Executives working in it, which means Florida has more Chief Executives than average.
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%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,520 annual job openings, and a total of 20,510 jobs for Florida 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 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.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $87.67 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $5.46.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
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|
|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|
|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|
|Punta Gorda, FL||60||$161,550|
|The Villages, FL||40||$167,560|
|Homosassa Springs, FL||40||$136,790|
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
- Finance & Financial Management
- Entrepreneurial Studies
- General Business/Commerce
- International Business
- Public Administration
- Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods
- 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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