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Chief Executive Salary Information in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Athens-Clarke County is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$108,660
25th Percentile Wage
$153,580
50th Percentile Wage
$159,230
75th Percentile Wage
$183,800
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $183,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $159,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $108,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$159,230
19.48% 4.34%
2015
$128,210
6.62% -
2014
$119,720
-4.60% -
2013
$125,230
-21.63% -
2012
$152,320
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Athens-Clarke County with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $159,230 in Athens-Clarke County is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Athens-Clarke County is 21.1 percent (21.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Dalton and 81.2 percent (81.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Brunswick.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dalton
$201,750
Columbus
$188,800
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$186,630
Macon
$177,800
Gainesville
$175,950
Albany
$172,430
Athens-Clarke County
$159,230
Warner Robins
$153,800
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$153,420
Savannah
$141,030
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$135,180
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$131,180
Valdosta
$129,060
Rome
$86,390
Brunswick
$29,970



See also: Top paying jobs in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.