Chief Executives in Texas
Get the information you need to know about working as a Chief Executive.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Chief Executives in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Chief Executives in Texas is growing slower than average.
Chief Executives in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Chief Executives Work in Texas?
In Texas, there were 5,260 people working as Chief Executives in the year 2018.
There were 4,670 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 590 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,150 Chief Executives working in it, which means Texas has more Chief Executives than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.9%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 590 annual job openings, and a total of 8,130 jobs for Texas Chief Executives in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 20,000 annual jobs and 296,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Chief Executives Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $108,040 to $208,000 with $208,000 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $51.94 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 Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||2,000||$208,000|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||1,250||$208,000|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||630||$208,000|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||290||$208,000|
|El Paso, TX||50||$208,000|
|Corpus Christi, TX||40||$197,130|
Top States for Chief Executives Employment
The table below shows the states where most Chief Executives work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Chief Executives get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$208,000|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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