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Chief Executive Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,520
25th Percentile Wage
$125,290
50th Percentile Wage
$196,460
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $196,460. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $125,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$196,460
-0.15% 14.26%
2016
$196,750
11.21% -
2013
$174,690
3.57% -
2012
$168,450
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Alabama ranges from $124,860 to $185,570. The highest paying area for chief executives in Alabama is Mobile with a median annual salary of $185,570. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Montgomery (mean annual salary $165,040). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $124,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mobile
$185,570
Montgomery
$165,040
Dothan
$156,780
Tuscaloosa
$151,990
Decatur
$151,290
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$151,150
Auburn-Opelika
$151,080
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$147,570
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$125,780
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$124,860




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