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Chief Executive Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives amongst Mississippi cities 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,440
25th Percentile Wage
$50,100
50th Percentile Wage
$94,780
75th Percentile Wage
$143,540
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $143,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.23
25th Percentile Wage
$24.09
50th Percentile Wage
$45.57
75th Percentile Wage
$69.01
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $69.01. The median hourly salary is $45.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.23.

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
201694,780-2.00%25.35%
201596,680-4.93%-
2014101,450-8.74%-
2013110,32035.87%-
201270,750--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Mississippi ranges from $51,410 to $121,590. The highest paying area for chief executives in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $121,590. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $112,560). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$121,590
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$112,560
Gulfport-Biloxi
$111,480
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$90,240
Hattiesburg
$88,330
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$74,020
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$51,410


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