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Chief Executives in Rhode Island

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

-7% Jobs Projection
$208,000 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Chief Executives in Rhode Island is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, there were 320 people working as Chief Executives in the year 2018.

There were 350 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 6.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.


Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 540 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $137,290 to $208,000 with $208,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $66 to $100. The median hourly rate was $100.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $100 an hour.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 390 $208,000
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 50 $202,680

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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