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Chief Executive Salary Information in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chief executives in Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,720
25th Percentile Wage
$77,010
50th Percentile Wage
$140,490
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $140,490. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $77,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.25
25th Percentile Wage
$37.03
50th Percentile Wage
$67.54
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The median hourly salary is $67.54. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $37.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2016140,490-4.84%-3.59%
2015147,2901.19%-
2014145,530--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Baton Rouge with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $140,490 in Baton Rouge is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Baton Rouge is 27.1 percent (27.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Shreveport-Bossier City and 17.1 percent (17.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$192,630
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$169,780
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$167,520
Lake Charles
$161,950
Baton Rouge
$140,490
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$139,640
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$116,490

See also: Top paying jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.