Chief Executive Salary Information in Salem, Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,950
25th Percentile Wage
$138,350
50th Percentile Wage
$145,270
75th Percentile Wage
$170,250
90th Percentile Wage
$196,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Salem, Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $196,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $145,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $86,950.

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
$145,270
3.20% 3.34%
2016
$140,620
1.86% -
2015
$138,010
3.05% -
2014
$133,800
-4.51% -
2013
$139,840
-0.41% -
2012
$140,420
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Salem with Other Oregon Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $145,270 in Salem is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Oregon. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Salem is 26.0 percent (26.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area and 34.5 percent (34.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$196,220
Bend
$163,020
Salem
$145,270
Medford
$136,240
Eugene-Springfield
$124,540
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$113,530
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$103,930
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$95,140



See also: Top paying jobs in Salem, Oregon.