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Chief Executive Salary Information in Topeka, Kansas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Topeka, Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Topeka is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Topeka, Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,100
25th Percentile Wage
$79,140
50th Percentile Wage
$109,460
75th Percentile Wage
$154,070
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Topeka, Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $154,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.18
25th Percentile Wage
$38.04
50th Percentile Wage
$52.63
75th Percentile Wage
$74.06
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Topeka, Kansas. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $74.06. The median hourly salary is $52.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.18.

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
2016109,460-33.16%-3.73%
2015145,7607.52%-
2014134,800-1.42%-
2013136,72016.95%-
2012113,540--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Topeka with Other Kansas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $109,460, Topeka is the lowest paying city for chief executives in state of Kansas, following city of Manhattan (median annual salary of $143,840). In comparison, the median annual salary of chief executives in Topeka is 23.9 percent (23.9%) lower than that in the highest paying city Manhattan.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Manhattan
$143,840
Lawrence
$134,070
Wichita
$132,270
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$117,580
Topeka
$109,460

See also: Top paying jobs in Topeka, Kansas.