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Chief Executive Salary in the Industry of Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit

The salary statistics and trend of chief executives in the industry of public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare chief executive salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,120
25th Percentile Wage
$77,870
50th Percentile Wage
$119,110
75th Percentile Wage
$165,190
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for chief executives in the industry of public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) chief executives is $165,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $119,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent chief executives is $26,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives in the industry of Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$119,110
0.32% 3.52%
2016
$118,730
1.12% -
2015
$117,400
1.87% -
2014
$115,210
0.32% -
2013
$114,840
-0.07% -
2012
$114,920
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of chief executives in eight industries within the federal, state, and local government sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of chief executives in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Federal government, including USPS
$165,310
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$161,900
State government, including schools and hospitals
$122,070
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$119,110
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$117,390
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$115,350
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$106,630
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$101,250

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