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Chief Executives in Kansas

Is Kansas a good place for you to work as a Chief Executive?

-5% Jobs Projection
$149,880 Median Salary
390 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Kansas?

In Kansas, there were 3,790 people working as Chief Executives in the year 2018.

There were 4,210 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in KS Employment Trend

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

Chief Executives in KS vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kansas

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 4.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. KS

Kansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 390 annual Chief Executives job openings in Kansas, and 5,810 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 Kansas?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $59,570 to $208,000 with $149,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.64 to $100. The median hourly rate was $72.06.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $70.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.81.

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

Chief Executives Earnings: KS vs. National Average

Top Kansas 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 2,390 $188,370
Wichita, KS 720 $141,160
Topeka, KS 350 $123,520
St. Joseph, MO-KS 120 $95,870
Manhattan, KS 110 $154,020
Lawrence, KS 80 $155,930

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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