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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area|| |