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Chief Executives in Oklahoma

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

-3% Jobs Projection
$128,860 Median Salary
560 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Oklahoma?

In 2018, there were 3,600 Chief Executives working in the state.

There were 5,580 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,980 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in OK Employment Trend

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

Chief Executives in OK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 3.4% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. OK

Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 560 annual job openings, and 8,350 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 Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $52,290 to $208,000 with $128,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.14 to $100. The median hourly rate was $61.95.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $59.33 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.62.

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

Chief Executives Earnings: OK vs. National Average

Top Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City, OK 1,260 $151,820
Tulsa, OK 1,060 $158,230
Fort Smith, AR-OK 160 $102,990
Enid, OK 70 $145,000
Lawton, OK 70 $89,030

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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