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

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

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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $200,820. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $142,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $108,770.

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
-0.13% -0.13%
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Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

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

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

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