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Chief Executive Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives among Pennsylvania cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$93,290
25th Percentile Wage
$132,960
50th Percentile Wage
$200,750
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $200,750. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $132,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $93,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$200,750
7.41% 17.48%
2014
$185,870
2.65% -
2013
$180,950
8.45% -
2012
$165,660
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $102,560 to $204,490. The highest paying area for chief executives in Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh with a median annual salary of $204,490. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is York-Hanover (mean annual salary $199,460). The lowest paying area is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $102,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pittsburgh
$204,490
York-Hanover
$199,460
Reading
$182,270
Altoona
$178,240
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$174,730
Erie
$171,140
Lancaster
$169,660
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$168,910
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$167,040
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$166,180
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$164,300
Johnstown
$159,770
Williamsport
$154,630
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$153,820
Lebanon
$131,630
State College
$130,440
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$126,790
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$102,560




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