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Chief Executive Salary Information in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chief executives in Indianapolis-Carmel 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 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $161,990. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $107,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2.32% -11.32%
-17.38% -
2.91% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Indianapolis-Carmel with Other Indiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $161,990, Indianapolis-Carmel is the highest paying city for chief executives in state of Indiana, followed by Terre Haute (median annual salary $160,210). In comparison, the median annual salary of chief executives in Indianapolis-Carmel is 1.1 percent (1.1%) higher than that in Terre Haute.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Terre Haute
Fort Wayne
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
Michigan City-La Porte
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana.