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Chief Executive Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chief executives in Louisville-Jefferson County 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 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,890
25th Percentile Wage
$93,380
50th Percentile Wage
$134,840
75th Percentile Wage
$207,120
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $207,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $134,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $63,890.

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
2017
$134,840
-20.23% -19.23%
2016
$162,120
-1.43% -
2015
$164,440
-12.15% -
2014
$184,420
7.79% -
2013
$170,060
5.46% -
2012
$160,770
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $134,840 in Louisville-Jefferson County is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Louisville-Jefferson County is 23.0 percent (23.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Elizabethtown and 19.5 percent (19.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$175,060
Lexington-Fayette
$171,140
Evansville
$147,220
Owensboro
$145,360
Louisville-Jefferson County
$134,840
Bowling Green
$127,870
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$123,520
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$114,430
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$111,170
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$108,520



See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.