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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Owensboro, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,410
25th Percentile Wage
$120,940
50th Percentile Wage
$145,360
75th Percentile Wage
$170,690
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 $170,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $145,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $63,410.

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
$145,360
-1.43% 13.15%
2016
$147,440
13.41% -
2015
$127,670
-9.34% -
2014
$139,600
12.00% -
2013
$122,850
-2.76% -
2012
$126,240
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $145,360 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 17.0 percent (17.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Elizabethtown and 25.3 percent (25.3%) 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 Owensboro, Kentucky.