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Chief Executives in Ohio

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-7% Jobs Projection
$196,500 Median Salary
420 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Ohio?

In 2018, there were 4,420 Chief Executives working in the state.

There were 4,990 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 570 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in OH Employment Trend

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

Chief Executives in OH vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 7.1% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. OH

Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 420 annual Chief Executives job openings in Ohio, and 6,540 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 Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $65,420 to $208,000 with $196,500 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.45 to $100. The median hourly rate was $94.47.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $91.62 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.85.

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

Chief Executives Earnings: OH vs. National Average

Top Ohio 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,270 $208,000
Columbus, OH 1,080 $148,290
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 770 $208,000
Toledo, OH 320 $204,410
Dayton, OH 310 $169,780
Akron, OH 230 $202,890
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 220 $105,850
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 200 $150,540
Canton-Massillon, OH 110 $134,610
Lima, OH 40 $99,970
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 40 $166,200
Wheeling, WV-OH 40 $205,300

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


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