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Chief Executive Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives amongst Massachusetts 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$91,410
25th Percentile Wage
$130,650
50th Percentile Wage
$205,560
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $205,560. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $130,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $91,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43.95
25th Percentile Wage
$62.81
50th Percentile Wage
$98.83
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $98.83. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $62.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43.95.

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Massachusetts ranges from $128,560 to $201,590. The highest paying area for chief executives in Massachusetts is Peabody with a median annual salary of $201,590. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (mean annual salary $179,600). The lowest paying area is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $128,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peabody
$201,590
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$179,600
Pittsfield
$172,220
Worcester
$157,480
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$149,320
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$148,560
Springfield
$146,770
New Bedford
$146,510
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$135,830
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$129,980
Barnstable Town
$128,560


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