The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Memphis, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Memphis 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||$34,230|
|25th Percentile Wage||$87,830|
|50th Percentile Wage||$132,780|
|75th Percentile Wage||$201,180|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Memphis, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $201,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,230.
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 $132,780 in Memphis is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Memphis is 19.9 percent (19.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Knoxville and 34.0 percent (34.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Morristown.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
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See also: Top paying jobs in Memphis, Tennessee.