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Chief Executive Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives amongst Puerto Rico areas 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$145,200
50th Percentile Wage
$94,590
25th Percentile Wage
$59,240
10th Percentile Wage
$45,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $145,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$69.81
50th Percentile Wage
$45.48
25th Percentile Wage
$28.48
10th Percentile Wage
$22.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $69.81. The median hourly salary is $45.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.02.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $94,590 0.02%
2013 $94,570 -3.48%
2012 $97,980 3.28%
2011 $94,870 6.02%
2010 $89,480 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for chief executives in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.71%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -3.48%.We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.28% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 6.02% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Chief Executive Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Chief Executives
$94,590
General and Operations Managers
$63,360

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $68,000 to $97,620. The highest paying area for chief executives in Puerto Rico is San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo with a median annual salary of $97,620. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Ponce (mean annual salary $94,880). The lowest paying area is Mayaguez with a median annual salary of $68,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$97,620
Ponce
$94,880
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$75,410
Mayaguez
$68,000

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