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Chief Executive Salary Information in Owensboro, Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$106,580
25th Percentile Wage
$121,750
50th Percentile Wage
$147,440
75th Percentile Wage
$163,930
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Owensboro, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $163,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $147,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $106,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51.24
25th Percentile Wage
$58.54
50th Percentile Wage
$70.89
75th Percentile Wage
$78.81
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Owensboro, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $78.81. The median hourly salary is $70.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51.24.

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
2016147,44013.41%14.38%
2015127,670-9.34%-
2014139,60012.00%-
2013122,850-2.76%-
2012126,240--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Owensboro with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $147,440 in Owensboro is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Owensboro is 13.5 percent (13.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Lexington-Fayette and 22.7 percent (22.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lexington-Fayette
$170,420
Elizabethtown
$167,640
Louisville-Jefferson County
$162,120
Owensboro
$147,440
Evansville
$146,670
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$128,350
Bowling Green
$126,880
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$124,110
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$118,950
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$113,940

See also: Top paying jobs in Owensboro, Kentucky.