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Chief Executives in Maine

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-13% Jobs Projection
$118,360 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Maine?

850 people worked as Chief Executives in 2018 in this state.

There were 890 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Maine

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 12.6% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.


Maine Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Chief Executives job openings in Maine, and 830 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 Maine?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $67,760 to $208,000 with $118,360 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.58 to $100. The median hourly rate was $56.9.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $56.15 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.75.

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


Top Maine 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
Portland-South Portland, ME 300 $149,410
Portsmouth, NH-ME 90 $193,910
Bangor, ME 60 $142,130
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 60 $95,730
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 40 n/a

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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