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
$94,510
25th Percentile Wage
$149,900
50th Percentile Wage
$185,930
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
2013
$185,930
3.75% 3.75%
2012
$178,950
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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
$206,840
Corpus Christi
$197,870
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$192,630
Midland
$191,860
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$186,850
Fort Worth-Arlington
$186,730
Lubbock
$184,770
El Paso
$177,840
Odessa
$171,990
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$171,410
Waco
$167,930
Longview
$165,200
College Station-Bryan
$164,080
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$152,300
Tyler
$147,410
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$138,530
Victoria
$137,850
Brownsville-Harlingen
$128,600
Amarillo
$122,640
Sherman-Denison
$122,620
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$122,620
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$118,700
Abilene
$117,020
Laredo
$114,360
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$114,140
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$113,300
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$105,100
San Angelo
$102,690
Texarkana-Texarkana
$89,670
Wichita Falls
$75,760




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