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Chief Executive Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives amongst Arizona areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,140
25th Percentile Wage
$112,050
50th Percentile Wage
$167,500
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $167,500. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $112,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $76,140.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.61
25th Percentile Wage
$53.87
50th Percentile Wage
$80.53
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $80.53. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $53.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016167,5004.15%13.22%
2015160,5505.78%-
2014151,2702.39%-
2013147,6501.56%-
2012145,350--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Arizona ranges from $83,890 to $178,370. The highest paying area for chief executives in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $178,370. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Flagstaff (mean annual salary $154,270). The lowest paying area is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $83,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$178,370
Flagstaff
$154,270
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$131,850
Tucson
$131,220
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$121,900
Prescott
$110,130
Yuma
$100,200
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$83,890


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