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Top Executive Salary in the Industry of Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution

The salary statistics and trend of top executives in the industry of electric power generation, transmission and distribution are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare top executive salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,820
25th Percentile Wage
$101,490
50th Percentile Wage
$130,550
75th Percentile Wage
$170,180
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for top executives in the industry of electric power generation, transmission and distribution. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) top executives is $170,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $130,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent top executives is $73,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of top executives in the industry of Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016130,5503.47%10.01%
2015126,0201.81%-
2014123,7403.05%-
2013119,9602.07%-
2012117,480--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.49
25th Percentile Wage
$48.80
50th Percentile Wage
$62.77
75th Percentile Wage
$81.81
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for top executives in the industry of electric power generation, transmission and distribution. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage of top executives is $81.81. The median hourly salary is $62.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.49.

Table 3. Compare Top Executive Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of top executives in four industries within the utilities sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of top executives in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$130,550
Utilities
$124,390
Natural Gas Distribution
$124,000
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$90,630

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