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Chief Executive Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Kansas City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,880
25th Percentile Wage
$121,800
50th Percentile Wage
$183,810
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $183,810. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $121,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.96
25th Percentile Wage
$58.56
50th Percentile Wage
$88.37
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Kansas City, Missouri. The median hourly salary is $88.37. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $58.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.96.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016183,8107.46%13.10%
2015170,0908.27%-
2014156,030-2.88%-
2013160,5300.50%-
2012159,730--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Kansas City with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $183,810, Kansas City is the highest paying city for chief executives in state of Missouri, followed by Jefferson City (median annual salary $159,670). In comparison, the median annual salary of chief executives in Kansas City is 13.1 percent (13.1%) higher than that in Jefferson City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$183,810
Jefferson City
$159,670
St Louis
$147,640
Springfield
$139,030
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$137,020
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$131,830
Columbia
$127,710
Joplin
$123,230
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$80,730
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$80,370
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$60,900
St Joseph
$56,570
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$45,010

See also: Top paying jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.