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Chief Executive Salary Information in Bismarck, North Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Bismarck, North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Bismarck 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 Bismarck, North Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$74,830
25th Percentile Wage
$97,840
50th Percentile Wage
$143,780
75th Percentile Wage
$170,460
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Bismarck, North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $170,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $143,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $74,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.97
25th Percentile Wage
$47.04
50th Percentile Wage
$69.13
75th Percentile Wage
$81.95
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Bismarck, North Dakota. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $81.95. The median hourly salary is $69.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.97.

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
2016143,780-2.45%15.32%
2015147,300-2.18%-
2014150,5105.40%-
2013142,38014.49%-
2012121,750--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Bismarck with Other North Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $143,780 in Bismarck is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of North Dakota. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Bismarck is 12.6 percent (12.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Fargo and 38.3 percent (38.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fargo
$164,590
Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$152,540
Bismarck
$143,780
Grand Forks
$138,430
East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$131,710
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$124,690
Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$88,700

See also: Top paying jobs in Bismarck, North Dakota.