Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Chief Executives in Maryland

Find Schools Near

Chief Executives in Maryland

Want to work in Maryland as a Chief Executive? Read this first!

9.9% Jobs Projection
$204,920 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Chief Executives in Maryland are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Chief Executives in Maryland is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Maryland?

There were approximately 1,680 workers employed as Chief Executives in this state in 2018.

There were 1,670 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are growing at a rate of 9.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.


Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 140 annual job openings, and a total of 2,550 jobs for Maryland 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 Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $19,700 to $208,000 with $204,920 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.47 to $100. The median hourly rate was $98.52.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $96.03 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.49.

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


Top Maryland 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,520 $208,000
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,990 $208,000
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 750 $181,580
Salisbury, MD-DE 70 $110,400
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 40 $168,980

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

What Major Will Prepare You For a Chief Executive Career?


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.