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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 among Arizona 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$151,270
25th Percentile Wage
$103,470
10th Percentile Wage
$78,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $151,270. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $103,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $78,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$72.73
25th Percentile Wage
$49.74
10th Percentile Wage
$37.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $72.73. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $49.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.56.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $151,270 2.45%
2013 $147,650 1.58%
2012 $145,350 -7.38%
2011 $156,930 -3.07%
2010 $161,900 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for chief executives in state of Arizona from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.58%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Chief Executive Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Chief Executives
$151,270
General and Operations Managers
$82,730
Legislators
$26,670

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Arizona Cities

Table 5 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 $117,140 to $161,070. The highest paying area for chief executives in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $161,070. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $130,010). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $117,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$161,070
Tucson
$130,010
Prescott
$126,060
Yuma
$124,850
Flagstaff
$122,060
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$121,900
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$117,140

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