Chief Executive Salary Information in Wilmington, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Wilmington, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Wilmington is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2012 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Wilmington, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$175,030
25th Percentile Wage
$134,920
10th Percentile Wage
$96,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Wilmington, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $175,030. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $134,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $96,380.

Table 2. Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Wilmington, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$84.15
25th Percentile Wage
$64.86
10th Percentile Wage
$46.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Wilmington, North Carolina. The median hourly salary is $84.15. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $64.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46.34.

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Wilmington with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $175,030 in Wilmington is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Wilmington is 6.5 percent (6.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton and 20.4 percent (20.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$187,150
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$186,040
Wilmington
$175,030
Fayetteville
$174,940
Asheville
$173,050
Burlington
$172,590
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$166,480
Rocky Mount
$156,390
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$149,050
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$139,350

Table 4. Comparison of Chief Executive Salary in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the Nation

From Table 4, note that the median annual salary of chief executives in Wilmington is higher than that of both state of North Carolina and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of chief executives in Wilmington ($175,030) is 100.0 percent (100.0%) higher than that in North Carolina ($0) and 3.9 percent (3.9%) higher than that in the United States ($168,140).

Region Median annual Salary
Wilmington
$175,030
USA
$168,140
North Carolina
$0