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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 information of chief executives in Kansas City is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
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 $196,920. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $127,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,830.

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
6.66% 18.89%
7.46% -
8.27% -
-2.88% -
0.50% -
- -

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 $196,920, Kansas City is the highest paying city for chief executives in state of Missouri, followed by St Louis (median annual salary $192,520). In comparison, the median annual salary of chief executives in Kansas City is 2.2 percent (2.2%) higher than that in St Louis.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
St Louis
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
Jefferson City
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
St Joseph

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