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Chief Executives in Missouri

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

-3% Jobs Projection
$144,070 Median Salary
470 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 4,410 people working as Chief Executives in the year 2018.

There were 4,270 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in MO Employment Trend

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

Chief Executives in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 2.7% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 470 annual job openings, and 6,840 total jobs in 2026 for Chief Executives in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 20,000 annual jobs and 296,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Chief Executives Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $40,510 to $208,000 with $144,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.48 to $100. The median hourly rate was $69.27.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $78.86 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $9.59.

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

Chief Executives Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,200 $181,790
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 340 $125,750
Springfield, MO 200 $125,820
Jefferson City, MO 140 $115,170
Columbia, MO 130 $154,440
St. Joseph, MO-KS 120 $95,870
Joplin, MO 100 $113,900
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 70 $92,350

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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