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Chief Executive Salary Information in Bellingham, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Bellingham, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chief executives in Bellingham is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Bellingham, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,310
25th Percentile Wage
$96,640
50th Percentile Wage
$132,370
75th Percentile Wage
$197,820
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Bellingham, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $197,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.32
25th Percentile Wage
$46.46
50th Percentile Wage
$63.64
75th Percentile Wage
$95.11
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Bellingham, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $95.11. The median hourly salary is $63.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016132,3707.02%-10.09%
2015123,080-1.57%-
2014125,010-11.65%-
2013139,570-4.41%-
2012145,730--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Bellingham with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $132,370 in Bellingham is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Bellingham is 35.5 percent (35.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 17.4 percent (17.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$205,070
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$201,080
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$183,890
Tacoma
$162,760
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$160,870
Bremerton-Silverdale
$159,150
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$145,990
Longview
$139,530
Bellingham
$132,370
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$132,210
Yakima
$130,840
Olympia
$128,860
Spokane
$128,750
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$121,710
Lewiston
$118,450
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$114,620
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$110,380
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$109,390

See also: Top paying jobs in Bellingham, Washington.