Chief Executive Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives among Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $185,930. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $149,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $94,510.

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 Growth1-Year Growth
3.75% 3.75%
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Texas ranges from $75,760 to $206,840. The highest paying area for chief executives in Texas is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $206,840. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Corpus Christi (mean annual salary $197,870). The lowest paying area is Wichita Falls with a median annual salary of $75,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
Corpus Christi
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
Fort Worth-Arlington
El Paso
Beaumont-Port Arthur
College Station-Bryan
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
San Angelo
Wichita Falls


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