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Chief Executive Salary Information in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Lexington-Fayette 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 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

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 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $171,140. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $117,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $77,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
0.42% 6.68%
2.75% -
-0.04% -
-3.81% -
7.22% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Lexington-Fayette with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $171,140, Lexington-Fayette is the second highest paying city for chief executives in state of Kentucky, following the highest paying city Elizabethtown (median annual salary of $175,060). Compared with Elizabethtown, the median annual salary of chief executives in Lexington-Fayette is 2.2 percent (2.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
Bowling Green
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky.