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Chief Executives in Montana

Considering a career as a Chief Executive in Montana?

-1% Jobs Projection
$108,100 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Montana?

There were approximately 340 workers employed as Chief Executives in this state in 2018.

There were 450 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Montana

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 1.2% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


Montana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Chief Executives job openings in Montana, and 820 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 Montana?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $42,680 to $208,000 with $108,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.52 to $100. The median hourly rate was $51.97.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $51.76 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.21.

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


Top Montana 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
Missoula, MT 40 $147,930
Billings, MT 40 $121,020

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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