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Chief Executive Salary Information in Chattanooga, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Chattanooga, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chief executives in Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,340
25th Percentile Wage
$75,720
50th Percentile Wage
$163,550
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $163,550. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $75,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$163,550
-5.37% 15.17%
2016
$172,330
0.22% -
2015
$171,950
-4.07% -
2014
$178,950
17.77% -
2013
$147,150
5.72% -
2012
$138,740
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Chattanooga with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $163,550, Chattanooga is the second highest paying city for chief executives in state of Tennessee, following the highest paying city Knoxville (median annual salary of $165,730). Compared with Knoxville, the median annual salary of chief executives in Chattanooga is 1.3 percent (1.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$165,730
Chattanooga
$163,550
Clarksville
$159,390
Memphis
$132,780
Cleveland
$123,520
Jackson
$117,980
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$116,460
Johnson City
$115,490
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$110,180
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$97,760
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$92,240
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$90,990
Morristown
$87,580



See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.