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Chief Executive Salary Information in Columbus, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Columbus, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chief executives in Columbus 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 Columbus, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,630
25th Percentile Wage
$129,560
50th Percentile Wage
$188,800
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Columbus, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $188,800. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $129,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $90,630.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$188,800
10.49% 37.76%
2016
$168,990
4.66% -
2015
$161,110
11.76% -
2014
$142,160
17.00% -
2013
$117,990
0.41% -
2012
$117,510
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Columbus with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $188,800, Columbus is the second highest paying city for chief executives in state of Georgia, following the highest paying city Dalton (median annual salary of $201,750). Compared with Dalton, the median annual salary of chief executives in Columbus is 6.4 percent (6.4%) lower.

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 Columbus, Georgia.