Chief Executive Salary Information in Merced, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Merced, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chief executives in Merced is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2012 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Merced, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$168,490
25th Percentile Wage
$115,610
10th Percentile Wage
$102,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Merced, California in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $168,490. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $115,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $102,590.

Table 2. Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Merced, California

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$81.01
25th Percentile Wage
$55.58
10th Percentile Wage
$49.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Merced, California. The median hourly salary is $81.01. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $55.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49.32.

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Merced with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $168,490 in Merced is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Merced is 9.4 percent (9.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario and 39.4 percent (39.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$185,910
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$182,820
Stockton
$173,840
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$171,940
Merced
$168,490
Salinas
$167,850
Bakersfield-Delano
$154,000
El Centro
$146,920
Yuba City
$144,010
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$143,360
Modesto
$143,200
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$141,080
Fresno
$140,230
Hanford-Corcoran
$140,070
Visalia-Porterville
$136,610
Madera-Chowchilla
$128,170
Vallejo-Fairfield
$126,910
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$126,220
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$125,580
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$124,970
Redding
$121,890
Chico
$105,980
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$102,160

Table 4. Comparison of Chief Executive Salary in Merced, California, and the Nation

From Table 4, notice that the median annual salary of chief executives in Merced is higher than that of both state of California and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of chief executives in Merced ($168,490) is 100.0 percent (100.0%) higher than that in California ($0) and .2 percent (.2%) higher than that in the United States ($168,140).

Region Median annual Salary
Merced
$168,490
USA
$168,140
California
$0