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Top Executive Salary in the Industry of Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)

The salary statistics and trend of top executives in the industry of local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare top 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
$18,530
25th Percentile Wage
$28,270
50th Percentile Wage
$75,670
75th Percentile Wage
$111,040
90th Percentile Wage
$156,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for top executives in the industry of local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) top executives is $156,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent top executives is $18,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of top executives in the industry of Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,670
4.32% 10.04%
2016
$72,400
2.47% -
2015
$70,610
0.62% -
2014
$70,170
1.44% -
2013
$69,160
1.58% -
2012
$68,070
- -

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

The average salaries of top executives in eight industries within the federal, state, and local government 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
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$130,690
Federal government, including USPS
$130,690
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$93,610
State government, including schools and hospitals
$91,260
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$88,980
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$88,120
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$84,180
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$75,670

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