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Chief Executives in Georgia

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-2% Jobs Projection
$208,000 Median Salary
630 Job Openings

While jobs for Chief Executives in Georgia are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Chief Executives in Georgia is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Georgia?

There were approximately 6,260 workers employed as Chief Executives in this state in 2018.

There were 6,480 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in GA Employment Trend

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

Chief Executives in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 1.7% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 630 annual Chief Executives job openings in Georgia, and 9,200 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $91,490 to $208,000 with $208,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $43.99 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 Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Chief Executives Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,740 $208,000
Chattanooga, TN-GA 510 $158,400
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 220 $179,440
Savannah, GA 130 $126,570
Gainesville, GA 120 $173,390
Columbus, GA-AL 90 $198,380
Valdosta, GA 80 $115,290
Athens-Clarke County, GA 80 $208,000
Macon, GA 70 $208,000
Rome, GA 50 $185,610
Dalton, GA 40 $139,840
Albany, GA 30 $154,440

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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