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Chief Executives in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Chief Executive in Wisconsin?

-2% Jobs Projection
$127,330 Median Salary
330 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chief Executives Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 5,240 workers employed as Chief Executives in this state in 2018.

There were 5,160 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in WI Employment Trend

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

Chief Executives in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 1.6% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 330 annual job openings, and a total of 4,830 jobs for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $61,400 to $208,000 with $127,330 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.52 to $100. The median hourly rate was $61.21.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $58.22 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.99.

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

Chief Executives Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,900 $208,000
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,300 $193,410
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,420 $184,220
Madison, WI 570 $143,040
Green Bay, WI 340 $93,460
Duluth, MN-WI 280 $134,520
Sheboygan, WI 150 $97,400
Wausau, WI 130 $101,970
Appleton, WI 120 $124,250
Racine, WI 120 $186,180
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 110 $150,180
Fond du Lac, WI 100 $124,880
Janesville-Beloit, WI 100 $135,970
Eau Claire, WI 100 $164,850
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 80 $160,650

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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