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Chief Executives in New York

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-2% Jobs Projection
$208,000 Median Salary
1,390 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Chief Executives in New York is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in New York?

10,430 people worked as Chief Executives in 2018 in this state.

There were 12,440 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 2,010 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 1.5% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,390 annual job openings, and 20,090 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $101,400 to $208,000 with $208,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $48.75 to $100. The median hourly rate was $100.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $100 an hour in 2017.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,050 $208,000
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 770 $134,920
Rochester, NY 640 $145,330
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 530 $146,860
Syracuse, NY 450 $156,550
Utica-Rome, NY 140 $109,110
Binghamton, NY 100 $111,760
Glens Falls, NY 70 $118,160
Kingston, NY 70 $110,230
Ithaca, NY 50 $117,990
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 50 $99,930
Elmira, NY 50 $129,750

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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