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Chief Executive Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives amongst Georgia metropolitan 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,130
25th Percentile Wage
$134,310
50th Percentile Wage
$206,210
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $206,210. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $134,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $90,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43.33
25th Percentile Wage
$64.56
50th Percentile Wage
$99.14
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $99.14. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $64.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43.33.

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
2016206,21012.04%13.86%
2015181,3800.96%-
2014179,6301.06%-
2013177,7200.06%-
2012177,620--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Georgia ranges from $29,970 to $198,180. The highest paying area for chief executives in Georgia is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $198,180. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $195,280). The lowest paying area is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $29,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gainesville
$198,180
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$195,280
Dalton
$192,910
Macon
$172,480
Columbus
$168,990
Athens-Clarke County
$159,230
Warner Robins
$153,800
Albany
$153,210
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$146,290
Savannah
$144,750
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$130,550
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$116,630
Valdosta
$108,260
Rome
$86,390
Brunswick
$29,970


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