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Chief Executive Salary Information in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$109,400
25th Percentile Wage
$144,420
50th Percentile Wage
$204,390
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $204,390. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $144,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $109,400.

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
2017
$204,390
-0.33% -0.33%
2016
$205,070
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $204,390, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the highest paying city for chief executives in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (median annual salary $200,820). In comparison, the median annual salary of chief executives in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is 1.7 percent (1.7%) higher than that in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$204,390
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$200,820
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$185,250
Tacoma
$171,590
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$165,650
Bremerton-Silverdale
$157,460
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$148,730
Bellingham
$146,380
Yakima
$145,850
Olympia
$134,830
Longview
$133,820
Spokane
$128,670
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$127,600
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$122,560
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$119,220
Lewiston
$115,300
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$109,880
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$100,830



See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.