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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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,350
25th Percentile Wage
$50,320
50th Percentile Wage
$97,470
75th Percentile Wage
$133,520
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 $133,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,350.

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
2017
$97,470
2.76% 27.41%
2016
$94,780
-2.00% -
2015
$96,680
-4.93% -
2014
$101,450
-8.74% -
2013
$110,320
35.87% -
2012
$70,750
- -

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 $52,880 to $121,570. The highest paying area for chief executives in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $121,570. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Pascagoula (mean annual salary $111,900). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$121,570
Pascagoula
$111,900
Jackson
$111,180
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$108,730
Hattiesburg
$91,700
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$85,190
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$66,130
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$52,880




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