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Chief Executive Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives among Louisiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,920
25th Percentile Wage
$121,250
50th Percentile Wage
$186,470
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $186,470. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $121,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,920.

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
$186,470
15.55% 6.45%
2016
$157,470
0.36% -
2015
$156,910
-4.14% -
2014
$163,400
-13.79% -
2013
$185,940
6.18% -
2012
$174,450
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Louisiana ranges from $89,120 to $206,430. The highest paying area for chief executives in Louisiana is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $206,430. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Shreveport-Bossier City (mean annual salary $201,300). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $89,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Charles
$206,430
Shreveport-Bossier City
$201,300
Baton Rouge
$188,580
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$167,520
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$164,830
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$153,120
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$139,640
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$128,840
Monroe
$89,120




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