The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$22,890|
|25th Percentile Wage||$22,900|
|50th Percentile Wage||$95,910|
|75th Percentile Wage||$164,570|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $164,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,890.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $95,910, Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for chief executives in state of Massachusetts, following city of Peabody (median annual salary of $201,590). Compared with the highest paying city Peabody, the median annual salary of chief executives in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area is 52.4 percent (52.4%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|New Bedford|| |
|Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Barnstable Town|| |
|Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area|| |