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Chief Executive Salary Information in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,800
25th Percentile Wage
$126,540
50th Percentile Wage
$204,490
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $204,490. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $126,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $90,800.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$204,490
11.91% 13.87%
2016
$180,140
-2.31% -
2014
$184,310
4.44% -
2012
$176,130
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Pittsburgh with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $204,490, Pittsburgh is the highest paying city for chief executives in state of Pennsylvania, followed by York-Hanover (median annual salary $199,460). In comparison, the median annual salary of chief executives in Pittsburgh is 2.5 percent (2.5%) higher than that in York-Hanover.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.