Chief Executives in Kentucky
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- Chief Executives in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Chief Executives Work in Kentucky?
There were approximately 3,300 workers employed as Chief Executives in this state in 2018.
There were 3,440 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,150 Chief Executives working in it, which means Kentucky has more Chief Executives than average.
What do Chief Executives Make in Kentucky?
In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $61,480 to $208,000 with $126,870 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.56 to $100. The median hourly rate was $60.99.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $63.46 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $2.47.
The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Kentucky 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|
|Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN||1,210||$128,800|
|Bowling Green, KY||130||$125,450|
|Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY||60||$159,880|
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|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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