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 information of chief executives in Salem 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 Salem, Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,050
25th Percentile Wage
$116,300
50th Percentile Wage
$140,620
75th Percentile Wage
$155,000
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 $140,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.20
25th Percentile Wage
$55.91
50th Percentile Wage
$67.59
75th Percentile Wage
$74.52
90th Percentile Wage
$94.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Salem, Oregon. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $94.53. The median hourly salary is $67.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.20.

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
2016140,6201.86%0.14%
2015138,0103.05%-
2014133,800-4.51%-
2013139,840-0.41%-
2012140,420--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $140,620 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 23.5 percent (23.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Medford and 42.9 percent (42.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Medford
$183,930
Bend
$158,070
Salem
$140,620
Eugene-Springfield
$133,280
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$102,170
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$98,270
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$80,330

See also: Top paying jobs in Salem, Oregon.